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 06:39 PM by smpbiologist223 smpbiologist223 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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June 1, 2014 12:09 PM EDT

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tortuga_rapido

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July 13, 2014

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Eggs were laid on 30 May 2014 and dug up on 13 July 2014. Female slider that deposited eggs had a maximal straight-line carapace length of 23.7cm and mass of 1865g (mass recorded after egg deposition was complete).

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tortuga_rapido

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July 29, 2014

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common wood nymph Cercyonis pegala

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:46 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:50 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 11:07 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 19, 2014 06:46 PM EDT

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rcurtis

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in shady dry sandy patio brick margins

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rcurtis

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July 19, 2014 07:33 PM EDT

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woodland sunflower Helianthus divaricatus

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:44 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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Square

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:33 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 17, 2014 10:42 AM EDT

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rcurtis

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rcurtis

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July 19, 2014 06:50 PM EDT

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rcurtis

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July 19, 2014 06:44 PM EDT

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broad-winged hawk Buteo platypterus

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rcurtis

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rcurtis

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Square

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rcurtis

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rcurtis

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rcurtis

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July 25, 2014 04:18 PM EDT

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seedlings and saplings

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rcurtis

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July 25, 2014 04:15 PM EDT

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Lechea villosa Lechea mucronata

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rcurtis

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July 25, 2014 04:10 PM EDT

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Square

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itchymoche

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July 25, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

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Calystegia sepium

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pat_lorch

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July 30, 2014 09:44 AM EDT

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Square

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pat_lorch

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jwhittle

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July 30, 2014 09:45 AM EDT
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