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 21, 2014 02:39 AM by smpbiologist223 smpbiologist223 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Isabella Tiger Moth Pyrrharctia isabella

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October 20, 2014 11:49 AM EDT

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VACMYR Vaccinium myrtilloides

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ctracey

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August 14, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

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rjm2

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October 18, 2014 01:14 PM EDT

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Suburban yard. Juvenile and stock still while I went within 1.5m. 50f and drizzly

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Fungi and Lichen Kingdom Fungi

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skiman1016

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September 16, 2014 02:55 PM EDT

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skiman1016

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skiman1016

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August 11, 2014 09:49 AM EDT

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Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

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skiman1016

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October 18, 2014 12:10 PM EDT

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skiman1016

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October 19, 2014

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Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

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skiman1016

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October 19, 2014

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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wood duck Aix sponsa

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014
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fungus Kingdom Fungi

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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Wood duck Aix sponsa

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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mcanlic

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September 14, 2014

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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Stink Bugs Family Pentatomidae

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

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mcanlic

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October 13, 2014

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When I saw this raptor I thought it looked like a Peregrine falcon but they're not usually there. Even with my binoculars it was hard to ID due to the poor light.

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Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

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mcanlic

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September 14, 2014

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smpbiologist223

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October 13, 2014

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Eurosta comma

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Short-winged Blister Beetle Meloe angusticollis

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smpbiologist223

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October 13, 2014

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Meloe angusticollis

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Grasshopper Family Acrididae

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smpbiologist223

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September 26, 2014

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Family Acrididae

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Milbert's Tortoiseshell Aglais milberti

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mperdicas

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October 12, 2014 05:43 PM EDT

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Aglais milberti

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Eastern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus

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mperdicas

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October 15, 2014 08:40 PM EDT

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Plethodon cinereus

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Dubious Tiger Moth Spilosoma dubia

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mperdicas

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October 15, 2014 08:35 PM EDT

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Spilosoma dubia

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Isabella Tiger Moth Pyrrharctia isabella

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mperdicas

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October 15, 2014 08:39 PM EDT

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Pyrrharctia isabella

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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mperdicas

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October 15, 2014 08:33 PM EDT

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