body length = 101 mm
tail length = 76 mm
hind foot = 20 mm
ear = 15 mm
caught in garage
Hatchling crossing the highway at the end of the afternoon. It was a mild December day, high of 61F.
Large colony of Hairy Lip Fern (Cheilanthes lanosa) growing on the lower levels of a rocky, wooded hillside near a stream in McDonald County, Missouri.
Purple-stem Cliffbrake growing on sheer limestone bluff.
Purple-stem Cliffbrake growing in oak-dominated upland savannah.
Scorpionfly, Camden Co., MO, Ha Ha Tonka SP, 2 OCT 2010
in back yard
swarming between 1 and 3 m above ground in yard, mostly males
captured inside house
living in rain gauge
collected from trapped Peromyscus (either leucopus or maniculatus)
trapped in garage. P. leucopus or maniculatus
Tree 3-4 meters tall, fruits green.
Small shrub 1 meter tall.
Tree 20-25 meters tall
Tree 2 meters tall, bark and leaves aromatic when scratched or crushed, fruits red.
Vine with palmately compound leaves of 5 serrate leaflets.
Thorny vine; Leaves white underneath
small tree with long blackish-blue drupes, leaves serrate, obcordate and opposite.
small tree, leaves long with ladder-like veins, blackish-blue fruits.
small tree with a narrow trunk, leaves large and yellowing, aromatic when crushed, accuminlate tips.
Large riparian tree, fruit samara, trifoliate leaves.
small tree, pinnately compound leaves with a winged rachis, fruits red.
Large tree with peeling bark, fruits ball shaped, leaves lobed and buds reddish-brown.
Tree with small, entire leaves, accumulate tip sometimes curved, fruit a green ripening to red drupe.
Bush about chest high,leaves alternate and entire, fruit bright red
Large tree with large, round, green drupes, leaves pinnately compound
Large tree, leaves toothed and star -shaped, fruit looks like a spiky ball.
Moderate sized tree, leaves opposite and entire, fruits orange and ball shapes
short tree with low branches, fruit a brown legume, leaves heart-shaped.
Moderate sized tree, leaves mostly in fascicles of 2 about 5-9cm long.
Short tree, limbs winged, leaves small and toothed.
Tall tree, fruit in a green, elliptical husk. Leaves pinnately compound (5-7 leaflets), rachis hairy.
Large tree, leaves cruciform, acorn cup covers about 1/2 of the nut.
Compound leaves, twice pinnate, large infructescence. Bark covered irregularly with prickles.
Green vine with no thorns or pricks. Leaves un-lobed and shiny. Fruits are black to dark blue in color and fleshy
Short tree. leaves entire and smooth. veins are very deep and fruits range from red to black and fleshy.
Very tall tree. Leaves pinnately odd. Fruit is a nut with a soft husk surrounding it green in color until it is dried then turns brown.
Small single trunk tree with tear drop leaves. Red fruits in clusters and white flowers in the spring. Bark small scale like.
Tall tree with needle like leaves. Redish tint bark. Knees coming out of the water. Fruits have fleshy skin around it but still has a naked seed.
Small single trunk tree. Leaves tear shaped and fruit red in color. Bark is light in color and smooth. Fruits are in clusters.