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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Mormon Papilio polytes

Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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What

Land Crabs Family Gecarcinidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

On Jul 4, 2013 I spotted similar a crab in Arippa forest in a small stream but the pictures were of low quality.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/37273159

On Sept 14 2014 I spotted this orange crab near a water canal inside a broken shack outside the forest area 4 km away from the Peppara Dam entrance.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

A brown colored frog in a small stream, measuring 4 or 5 cm long with dark brown bands and orange colored patches.

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What

蝶形錦斑蛾 (Cyclosia papilionaris) Subfamily Chalcosiinae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

I saw this moth walking from the top of a plant to the bottom with its head down position.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

A spider a little bigger than a crab-eye seed (Abrus precatorius) with its prey - a cricket.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

A tree with palmate compound leaves(?), more than 6 feet tall and colored tender leaves. On the roadside neat the entrance to the Peppara Dam.

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What

Xystrocera globosa Family Cerambycidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

Vazhayila (Google, OSM)

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

An interesting plant on a tree (parasite?), there are no leaves, only stems but they serve as leaves. About 7 or 8 feet from the ground.

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What

robber fly (Asilidae) Family Asilidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

cicada

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

In a spider web.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

Near its nesting hole.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

I think this is an orchid, but without flowers, even I could not ignore it. Next time, hoping I could see its flower. About 8 feet from the ground.

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What

Frogs and Toads Order Anura

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

This 'white eyed' frog was seen near a water stream.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

This tree has an interesting thing - its seeds looks like 'galls' or they are 'burned' in a wild fire.

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What

Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

Mantids Order Mantodea

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

Unlike other spotting-http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/421136052- this is on another kind of 'yam vine'. Or entirely another plant?

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Square

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

Mantids Order Mantodea

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

My 2000th spotting.

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Square

What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

September 11, 2014

Place

Madathara (Google, OSM)
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Documenting the flora and fauna of the Western Ghats.

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