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Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

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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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

(Somewhere...)

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.

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Ragwort Jacobaea vulgaris

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 28, 2015 08:26 AM EDT

Description

Ragwort is filling many farm fields in the area, crowding out other plants and taking over. This specimen found in an area where Daisy Fleabane (native) formerly populated area.

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Daisy Fleabane Erigeron strigosus

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 29, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

Description

Daisy Fleabane was used in straw beds in pioneer days, to repel pests, hence the name. Here, Tansy Ragwort (the yellow flower in the photo), a very agressive invasive, is crowding it out.