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Lyre-leaf sage Salvia lyrata

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 12, 2015 10:44 AM CDT

Place

33.7050..., -95.641... (Google, OSM)

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Ichneumon Wasps Family Ichneumonidae

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 11:39 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I'm reasonably confident putting this in Hymenoptera, but beyond that I've got nothing. It appears to have a long ovipositor in the back, so I'm leaning towards the possibility of some sort of wasp maybe?

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 04:19 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Normally kids are really afraid of bees, but we were really lucky to see these bees up close in the bluebonnets, and by the time we were done chatting, the girls were super excited about bees! (Although they were really indignant that female bees do all the work!)

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Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemus

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 09:22 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This huge guy was hanging out on the back porch of the dining hall one evening. We saw another one in the Sleepy unit later in the evening, fluttering under the lights. These guys are huge!

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Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Allies Family Apidae

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 03:00 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Underwings Genus Catocala

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 07:07 PM CDT

Place

Camp Gambill Dr, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 07:08 PM CDT

Place

33.7058..., -95.639... (Google, OSM)

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 25, 2015 07:19 PM CDT

Place

75460, Paris, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Not sure where this little guy came from, but he turned up in my dirty laundry pile at camp.

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Little Wood Satyr Megisto cymela

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 28, 2015 11:42 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

There were several post oak trees with large clusters of these butterflies apparently feeding on the sap.

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Hummingbird

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 10:28 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I didn't manage to get a good picture before it flew up high, but it was green and black.

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Black Wolf Spider

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 10:36 AM CDT

Place

Camp Gambill Dr, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Brown Wolf Spider Allotrochosina schauinslandi

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 09:56 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Whirligig Beetles Family Gyrinidae

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:26 PM CDT

Place

Camp Gambill Dr, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Some sort of water beetle.

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What

Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies Order Hymenoptera

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 09:43 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 09:42 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Packera Family Asteraceae

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 11, 2015 10:18 AM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Crayfish

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:24 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Didn't get to see the actual critters, just lots and lots if tunnels. I have seen them tunnel as far as the front gate of camp, which is a good distance from the water.

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Common Vetch Vicia sativa

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:24 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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yellow star grass Hypoxis hirsuta

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:22 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Lots and lots of these! They look very similar to the blue eyed Susan's, but they're yellow.

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Dewberry

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:24 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Fringed puccoon Lithospermum incisum

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:23 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I know that Carol just told me the name of these, and I promptly forgot again. I'm not a fan of the whole growing-older-memory-problems thing.

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Prairie Verbena Verbena bipinnatifida

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:23 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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prairie indian plantain Arnoglossum plantagineum

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:22 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Texas Paintbrush Castilleja indivisa

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:21 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Wild Pig Sus scrofa

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:22 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This is the first time I've seen evidence of them on camp, hopefully it's a one time occurrence.

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Texas Bluebonnet Lupinus texensis

Observer

sarahedeerman

Date

April 10, 2015 07:33 PM CDT

Place

Gambill Wildlife Refuge, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

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Yellow Garden Spider Argiope aurantia

Observer

bonjours2

Date

August 18, 2014 11:39 AM CDT

Place

15050 Farm Road 38 N, Sumner, TX, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This is the biggest type of this spider I've seen

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Southern Leopard Frog Lithobates sphenocephalus

Observer

white567

Date

June 1, 2014 01:48 PM CDT

Place

33.7644..., -95.565... (Google, OSM)

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Prairie Lizard Sceloporus consobrinus

Observer

white567

Date

May 18, 2014 02:17 PM CDT

Place

33.7645..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

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Fowler's Toad Anaxyrus fowleri

Observer

white567

Date

May 18, 2014 12:49 PM CDT

Place

33.7647..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

Description

Im thinking woodhouse because of the irregular spots. Any thoughts? I seem to be on the edge of both ranges.

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Western rat snake Pantherophis obsoletus

Observer

white567

Date

May 9, 2014 04:53 PM CDT

Place

33.7645..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

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Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) Agkistrodon piscivorus

Observer

white567

Date

May 9, 2014 11:26 AM CDT

Place

33.7647..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

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Polygyridae Class Gastropoda

Observer

white567

Date

May 9, 2014 01:57 AM CDT

Place

33.7649..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

Description

Found near water

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Dwarf American Toad Anaxyrus americanus ssp. charlesmithi

Observer

white567

Date

May 9, 2014 01:51 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Gray treefrog Hyla versicolor

Observer

white567

Date

May 9, 2014 02:02 AM CDT

Place

33.7649..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

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Alderflies, Dobsonflies, and Fishflies Order Megaloptera

Observer

white567

Date

May 8, 2014

Place

33.7646..., -95.566... (Google, OSM)

Description

In a pool after a big rain

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Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

March 22, 2014 08:47 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Something...

Observer

ixchelle

Date

May 19, 2013 11:20 AM CDT

Place

paris (Google, OSM)

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Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus

Observer

eurycea

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Somewhere near Powderly and Pay Mayse Lake

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Flag-tailed Spinyleg Dromogomphus spoliatus

Observer

greglasley

Date

June 15, 2011

Place

Gambill Goose Refuge, Paris, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Flag-tailed Spinyleg
Dromogomphus spoliatus
male
Gambill Goose Refuge,
near Paris,
Lamar Co., Texas
15 June 2011

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Juncus nodatus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

along stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Infrequent in moist soils along still waters.

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Carex triangularis

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 - Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Frequent along still waters.

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slim-pod rush Juncus diffusissimus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Common in moist soils along still waters.

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tapered rush Juncus acuminatus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Frequent in moist areas along still water.

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Carex frankii

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Infrequent in moist areas, along ponds, still waters.

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eastern soft rush Juncus effusus ssp. solutus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Common in open moist areas and along edges of stock ponds.

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Hairy Vetchling Lathyrus hirsutus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

large population growing in grasses and brush along edge of stock pond. Frequent.

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Bluejacket Tradescantia ohiensis

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

3 petaled blue flowers that "melt" with the lengthening of the day. Growing in moist area along tree line near stock pond.

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Dichanthelium malacophyllum

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Source was listed as Panicum malacophyllum. Growing in moist soil along edge of stock pond. Common.

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Cyperus echinatus

Observer

boomersoonerintexas

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

stock pond near County Road 34430 -Sumner, Texas (Google, OSM)

Description

growing in moist soil near edge of water. Frequent.

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