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Blazing Star Liatris spicata

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 31, 2015 09:01 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A white liatris seems to have volunteered itself!

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Common Eastern Bumblebee Bombus impatiens

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:16 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on Queen Anne's Lace

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Halloween Pennant Celithemis eponina

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:12 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Skimming weeds near water. Very elusive!

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Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:04 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on teasel.

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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.

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Praying Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 22, 2015 09:49 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On purple coneflower.

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Reddish-brown Stag Beetle Lucanus capreolus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 22, 2015 09:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found trapped on its back in an ice cooler.

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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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American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:45 AM EDT

Place

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Description

Got stuck on wet, slippery 6 inch plate during drizzle. Tiny.

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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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rattlesnake master Eryngium yuccifolium

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:34 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In a planted prairie strip

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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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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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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.

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Giant Resin Bee Megachile sculpturalis

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 4, 2015 10:51 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Another giant resin bee. These bees are monstrous in size! Feeding on hosta, inserting "tongue" into flower base, not entering flower opening.

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Eastern Milkweed Longhorn Beetle Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 10:20 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in our prairie strip

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 10:15 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seedlings (planted). The leaves look like a miniature of the adult leaf.

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Canada lily Lilium canadense

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 1, 2015 06:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hummingbird's eye view.

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Canada lily Lilium canadense

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 10:00 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

First bloom, Canada Lily

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Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:57 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found during weed trimming. Did not observe the food plant. Anyone know the ID?

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American Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta ssp. rubria

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:48 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Many Red Admiral butterflies are feeding in the area. They love the Echinacea.

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:44 AM EDT

Description

Blooming and drawing lots of pollinator species. Looks a little water stressed from near record June rains.

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Tall Thimbleweed Anemone virginiana

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:35 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming as a volunteer in our prairie.

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Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:13 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

First blooms on this date...

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American Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta ssp. rubria

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 22, 2015 03:31 PM EDT

Description

Two Red Admiral butterflies feeding on Privet hedge.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 20, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

Description

Hurricane Bill is bringing lots of water to Ohio. Bedraggled Vulture not finding much sun to dry wings!

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Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles Superfamily Elateroidea

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 18, 2015 06:35 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Soldier beetle on privet flowers.

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Virginia Flower Fly Milesia virginiensis

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 18, 2015 06:30 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A flower fly, feeding on privet flowers, stops to rest. This one is large - almost honeybee size.

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Cottontail Rabbits Genus Sylvilagus

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 5, 2015 08:26 AM EDT

Description

Eastern Cottontail, grazing but alert to my presence...

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English Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 29, 2015 10:54 AM EDT

Description

Common in lawns and oldfields throughout the area. Preferred food for Buckeye butterfly larvae.