Photos / Sounds

What

Bees and Allies Superfamily Apoidea

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 28, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A very small bee sharing Ashy Sunflower with a Goldenrod Soldier Beetle.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ashy Sunflower Helianthus mollis

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 28, 2015 12:38 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In our prairie strip

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 28, 2015 12:27 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

American Goldfinches feeding on Purple Coneflower (E. purpurea)

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 26, 2015 12:48 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Nectaring on Rose Milkweed. Female. No eggs found afterwards.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Ambrosia Aphid Uroleucon rudbeckiae

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 26, 2015 12:52 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On milkweed, but not milkweed aphids.

Photos / Sounds

What

Large Milkweed Bug Oncopeltus fasciatus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 26, 2015 12:46 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

These are eating milkweed and seed pods.

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What

Spittlebugs Superfamily Cercopoidea

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 21, 2015 11:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On purple coneflowers

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Tree Frog Hyla versicolor

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 18, 2015 06:06 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A Gray Treefrog was stalked by a Praying Mantis, both on milkweed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 17, 2015 04:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Raising Monarch caterpillars on my porch. They hitched a ride from Morrow County on Rose Milkweed.

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 15, 2015 08:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hanging out on a common milkweed pod.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 13, 2015 07:42 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Our resident grew 1/2" in 24 hrs!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 13, 2015 12:44 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On swamp milkweed

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What

Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 13, 2015 12:49 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on aphids, on common milkweed.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:04 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on teasel.

Photos / Sounds

What

hollow Joe-Pye weed Eutrochium fistulosum

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:02 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A stand of Joe Pye in a wooded edge near a road, covered with Tiger Swallowtail and Silver Spotted Skipper butterflies.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 02:34 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on coneflower. Not much bigger than a honey bee.

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What

Gray Tree Frog Hyla versicolor

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 27, 2015 08:58 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Back another night! Update: still hanging out on window 8-12-2015.

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What

European Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 22, 2015 09:49 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On purple coneflower.

Photos / Sounds

What

Two-spotted Bumblebee Bombus bimaculatus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 21, 2015 04:22 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on wild bergamot

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What

Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 11:10 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Early morning after 1.75 inches of rain.

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What

Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:42 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Prairie Dock bud is about 5 ft high today

Photos / Sounds

What

Compass Plant Silphium laciniatum

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:40 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming in planted prairie strip

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What

rattlesnake master Eryngium yuccifolium

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:34 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In a planted prairie strip

Photos / Sounds

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 11, 2015 10:56 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Forewings colored slate grey with small brown shape at inner margin. Wings fully displayed show hindwings colored orange and black alternately.

Photos / Sounds

What

Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 8, 2015 02:30 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Drinking from puddles. Helio-tropism displays.

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What

Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicauda

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 6, 2015 06:16 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Cat predation left his remains on our lawn. Illustration of why cats should be indoors only.

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What

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa ssp. tuberosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 6, 2015 10:26 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming in our sunny planted bed.

Photos / Sounds

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What

prairie milkweed Asclepias sullivantii

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 6, 2015 06:17 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Asclepias sullivantii blooming in a planted bed with Bergamot and gray-headed Coneflower.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 5, 2015 08:00 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Toad; about 3 cm in length, found under logs.

Plants

Photos / Sounds

What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 1, 2015 02:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bush; green leaves about 5 - 6 cm in length. Flowers attract many bees and butterflies. Produces no berries.