iNat Guides

The iNaturalist folks have recently added the ability for anyone to publish field guides for any species anywhere! See the "Guides" link at the top of the page. Both great automation and enormous flexibility have been provided for making the guides. We have experimented with a few Summit County, Ohio guides:

Amphibians & Reptiles-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/378
Mammals-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/363
and Birds-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/373

More dynamic versions of each can also be found on the iNaturalist App. By tagging each species with attributes, such as habitat, abundance, status, etc., users are able to easily narrow down the possibilities, find more detailed information or add a record. Please try them out and provide ...more ↓

Posted on January 20, 2014 05:39 PM by smpbiologist223 smpbiologist223 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

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tortuga_rapido

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

Two steelhead with wounds from sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus).

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What

Hickory Tussock Moth Lophocampa caryae

Observer

nancrein

Date

September 19, 2014 01:50 PM EDT

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tortuga_rapido

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

One of two specimens found on adult steelhead today in the northern portion of the Rocky River.

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dnydick

Date

September 18, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

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Narrowleaf mountainmint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

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dnydick

Date

September 18, 2014 11:12 AM EDT

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dnydick

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September 18, 2014 11:43 AM EDT

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dnydick

Date

September 18, 2014 11:18 AM EDT

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Fen grass of Parnassus Parnassia glauca

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dnydick

Date

September 18, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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greater fringed gentian Gentianopsis crinita

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dnydick

Date

September 18, 2014 10:53 AM EDT

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White Turtlehead Chelone glabra

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mperdicas

Date

September 13, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

mperdicas Project curator ID

Chelone glabra

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Dead Man's Fingers Xylaria polymorpha

Observer

mperdicas

Date

September 19, 2014 02:21 PM EDT

mperdicas Project curator ID

Xylaria polymorpha

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Walking Sticks Family Phasmatidae

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skiman1016

Date

September 19, 2014 12:35 PM EDT

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spider

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ezmurtaugh

Date

September 9, 2014

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White Turtlehead Chelone glabra

Observer

ezmurtaugh

Date

September 15, 2014

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Chelone glabra

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rjm2

Date

September 17, 2014 08:08 PM EDT

Description

Garden bowl bnp. Occasional

rjm2 Project curator ID

Carex frankii

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mcpd_biologist

Date

September 18, 2014

Description

Numerous individuals found during replacement of a culvert across a muddy sluggish stream with little to no water. Large body size. Appeared to be aestivating.

mcpd_biologist Project curator ID

Genus Haemopis

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Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 18, 2014

Description

Nectaring on goldenrod, a couple observed from edge of old field

mcpd_biologist Project curator ID

Limenitis archippus

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Irish Lady's-tresses Spiranthes romanzoffiana

Observer

ctracey

Date

August 14, 2014 10:01 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

ctracey Project curator ID

Spiranthes romanzoffiana

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Riccia natans Ricciocarpos natans

Observer

rjm2

Date

September 13, 2014 03:40 PM EDT

Description

Garden bowl bnp. Patchy and common floating in typha bed with Lemna minor. I'd never seen anything like this, but my student had an inkling and figured it out

rjm2 Project curator ID

Ricciocarpos natans

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bronze copper Lycaena hyllus

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mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

mcpd_biologist Project curator ID

Lycaena hyllus

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

mcpd_biologist Project curator ID

Meleagris gallopavo

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dogbane leaf beetle Chrysochus auratus

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Chrysochus auratus

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oval ladies'-tresses Spiranthes ovalis

Observer

jwhittle

Date

September 15, 2014 03:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Plains ladies'-tresses Spiranthes magnicamporum

Observer

cvnp_wildlife

Date

September 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

cvnp_wildlife Project curator ID

Spiranthes magnicamporum

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ladies tresses Genus Spiranthes

Observer

jwhittle

Date

September 15, 2014 09:48 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

ctracey Project curator ID

Genus Spiranthes

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014

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What

Chicory Cichorium intybus

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

growing commonly over this region in many habitats

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What

Summer Azure Celastrina neglecta

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014

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What

White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014
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