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 07:39 PM by smpbiologist223 smpbiologist223 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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What

angiosperms Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

jsedlon

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

Is alternate, had bark that had ridges in it. Was about 30-35 ft. tall. Found in front of CVCA. Was densely serrate.

Fungi

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 28, 2014

Description

orange mold on fallen oak leaves in oak-hickory forest

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Kingdom Fungi
Fungi

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Fungi and Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 28, 2014

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Kingdom Fungi
Fungi

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Fungi and Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 28, 2014

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Kingdom Fungi
Fungi

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Fungi and Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 28, 2014

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Kingdom Fungi

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 28, 2014

Description

small spider on low branch of mature beech forest

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Order Araneae

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 28, 2014 04:17 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

mperdicas Project curator ID

Phyciodes tharos

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marsh arrow-grass Triglochin palustris

Observer

ctracey

Date

August 25, 2014 02:24 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

ctracey Project curator ID

Triglochin palustris

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 27, 2014

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Kingdom Fungi

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

smooth leaf, rounded teeth; Crataegus or Malus?

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Family Rosaceae

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flea beetles Tribe Alticini

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 27, 2014

smpbiologist223 Project curator ID

Tribe Alticini

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What

sooty mold

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

on beech leaves

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Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 28, 2014 08:51 AM EDT

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Date

August 19, 2014 07:16 PM EDT

Description

10 chrysalis' attached to my wooden house!

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

jasonmlby

Date

July 23, 2014 01:50 PM EDT

Description

Monarch caterpillar feeding on milkweed at side of pond at River Styx park.

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Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 25, 2014 12:34 PM EDT

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banded killifish Fundulus diaphanus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Small (but not minute), schooling very close to shore on the bayside

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Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 27, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

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Evening Primroses Genus Oenothera

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 27, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

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Cauliflower fungus Sparassis crispa

Observer

julbar

Date

August 23, 2014

Description

under an oak tree. A colony of them.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 26, 2014 06:01 PM EDT

mperdicas Project curator ID

Papilio glaucus

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Red Clover Trifolium pratense

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 25, 2014 10:08 AM EDT

mperdicas Project curator ID

Trifolium pratense

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Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 9, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Mephitis mephitis

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mink Neovison vison

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 7, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Neovison vison

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Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 29, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

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Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 25, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

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House Wren Troglodytes aedon

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 25, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Troglodytes aedon

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common grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 12, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Quiscalus quiscula

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eastern towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 12, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

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southern flying squirrel Glaucomys volans

Observer

mperdicas

Date

July 12, 2014

mperdicas Project curator ID

Glaucomys volans
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The Lower Lake Erie Region CSI is a project of Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership (LEAP) for Biodiversity. Its aim is to catalog the biodiversity of the southern Lake Erie region, including numerous counties within northeast Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania and western New York. Our project is an interactive opportunity to make your nature observations more meaningful while connecting with other ...more ↓

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