100
taxa
2 arachnids
11 birds
39 plants
1 other animal
1 reptile
45 insects

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What

Grapevines Genus Vitis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Prickly Sowthistle Sonchus asper

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Spotted Orbweaver Neoscona oaxacensis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Cut-leaf Germander Teucrium laciniatum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Viruses Kingdom Viruses

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I suspect this is the same disease afflicting a great many Verbesina encelioides on the site: www.inaturalist.org/observations/27505532

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What

Viruses Kingdom Viruses

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Description

Chlorotic areas seem, for the most part, to move inward from the leaf margin.
Widespread; a year ago i found only one limited patch of Verbesina exhibiting this pathology.
www.inaturalist.org/observations/16960726

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What

Rocky Mountain Zinnia Zinnia grandiflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Slider Trachemys scripta

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Quite a large and unpatterned turtle.
No other turtles in the vicinity, though there are many red-eared sliders in these ponds

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What

Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Plains Bristlegrass Setaria leucopila

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Vine Mesquite Hopia obtusa

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Maybe Mecaphesa, maybe Mecaphesa dubia; this seems the classic pattern. https://bugguide.net/node/view/540649/bgimage
I photographed the leaf without realizing the spider was there. Apologies, little dude

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Mesquite Psyllid Heteropsylla texana

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

hurrying too much, i did not do a good job of documenting this scurfpea

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What

Green Comet Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

James' Prairie Clover Dalea jamesii

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spider Wasps Family Pompilidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

With startling quickness, this small spider wasp struck a small wolf spider. It then began to tug it across the ground, pushing backwards from a face-to-face position.
I shall leave these chronological, but the first two photos are obscured by inconvenient shadows

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What

Catclaw Brier Mimosa nuttallii

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Diamond-Flowers Stenaria nigricans

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Kern's Flower Scarab Euphoria kernii

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rough Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex rugosus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Striped Sweat Bees Genus Agapostemon

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fasciata group

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What

Flesh Flies Family Sarcophagidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Meadow Flax Linum pratense

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Prairie Tree Cricket Oecanthus argentinus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Lemon Beebalm Monarda citriodora

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Wing Grasshopper Cordillacris occipitalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Tortoise Beetles and Hispines Subfamily Cassidinae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

It was the symmetry that caught the eye.
Nymph or something . . .
BugGuide ID request https://bugguide.net/node/view/1681504#2830117

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Brownplume Wirelettuce Stephanomeria pauciflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Wing Grasshopper Cordillacris occipitalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

These grasshoppers were fairly abundant
https://bugguide.net/node/view/532552
The brown stripe behind the eye is continuous onto the pronotum, with no interruption from a cream-colored band as in C. crenulata.
Tibia is orangey rather than gray
Descriptions of the two species:
http://idtools.org/id/grasshoppers/factsheet.php?name=13168
http://idtools.org/id/grasshoppers/factsheet.php?name=13167

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White-flower Beardtongue Penstemon albidus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Oval-leaf Bladderpod Physaria ovalifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

James' Nailwort Paronychia jamesii

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Narrow-leaved Purple Coneflower Echinacea angustifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Melilots and Sweetclovers Genus Melilotus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Description

upright plant, and these don't look to me like alfalfa leaves

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What

Texas Nomad Bee Nomada texana

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Salt Marsh Moth Estigmene acrea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

its droppings: photo 3

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What

Tumbleweed Salsola tragus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I'm pretty confident of the genus.
She does resemble P. willistoni: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1325916

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What

Fanleaf Vervain Verbena plicata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Wright's Plantain Plantago wrightiana

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Checkered-Skippers Genus Pyrgus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

quite abundant this season

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What

Salt Marsh Moth Estigmene acrea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Threadleaf Groundsel Senecio flaccidus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Mealy Goosefoot Chenopodium incanum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Green Prairie Coneflower Ratibida tagetes

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

illustrating that this species does produce ray flowers, but doesn't keep them long

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What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

funny looking one, molting maybe?

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What

Seven-spotted Lady Beetle Coccinella septempunctata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Pallid-winged Grasshopper Trimerotropis pallidipennis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

more black than i usually see

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What

Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Little Black Ant Monomorium minimum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias latifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Sweat Bees Family Halictidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rabbitbush Hooded Owlet Cucullia laetifica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

No rabbitbrush in these parts!

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Engelmann Daisy Engelmannia peristenia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

stems and both surfaces of the leaf are inordinately prickly

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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Buffalo Gourd Cucurbita foetidissima

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Sun Beetles Genus Amara

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Length 9 mm

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What

Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Pale Legume Bug Lygus elisus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Coulter's Horseweed Laennecia coulteri

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Tumbling Flower Beetles Family Mordellidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

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What

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

best guess

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What

Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

i think

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What

Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

on dead sycamore

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What

Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Fledgelings pestering their parent

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What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

nonconformist

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White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

with a camp follower

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What

Angeles Striped Sweat Bee Agapostemon angelicus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Black Blow Fly Phormia regina

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Haldeman's Green Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa haldemani

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spanish Gold Grindelia ciliata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Plains Coreopsis Coreopsis tinctoria

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Salt Marsh Moth Estigmene acrea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Swift Woodlouse Porcellio laevis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

12mm in length, not including appendages

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What

Olethreutine Leafroller Moths Subfamily Olethreutinae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Pelochrista comatulana?

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What

American Basketflower Plectocephalus americanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rayless Greenthread Thelesperma megapotamicum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Prairie Sunflower Helianthus petiolaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-shouldered Drone Fly Eristalis stipator

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Scarlet Pea Indigofera miniata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

there is a large colony of this unusual indigo

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What

Owlet Moths and Allies Superfamily Noctuoidea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 12, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Face does not look right for Estigmene acrea, nor for Acronicta insularis.
Thoughts?Ideas?