40
taxa
17 plants
5 birds
16 insects
2 mammals
49
observations

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What

Leatherweed Croton pottsii

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019 03:58 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Whitemargin Sandmat Euphorbia albomarginata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Chosen over albomarginata only because the leaf bases are not greatly uneven
But i'm concerned about the leaf maculae

Photos / Sounds

What

Sleepy Daisy Xanthisma texanum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A snug fit for these ants to get down into the calyx
Forelius?

Photos / Sounds

What

Dakota Mock Vervain Glandularia bipinnatifida

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This wildflower seems to thrive near the prairie dog colonies

Photos / Sounds

What

Pea and Bean Weevils Subfamily Bruchinae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

based on a neighboring fly i think this beetle is 3 to 4 mm in length

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

S. instratus seems a good fit based on GBIF specimens, but biplagiatus and ulkei might work also
My estimate of length, including jaws, is about 6.5 mm; this might also be more consistent with instratus

Photos / Sounds

What

Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Brownplume Wirelettuce Stephanomeria pauciflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Cotton Fleahopper Pseudatomoscelis seriatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

body length approx 3.5-4mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Evening Primrose Oenothera canescens

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

https://bugguide.net/node/view/552697
To my amateur eyes, identical in every respect

Photos / Sounds

What

Wedgeleaf Frogfruit Phyla cuneifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Salt Marsh Moth Estigmene acrea

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Secondary Screwworm Fly Cochliomyia macellaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Five-stamen Tamarisk Tamarix chinensis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

diadasia?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

biggish pesky mosquito, as ours go

Photos / Sounds

What

Clouded Yellows Genus Colias

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Plains Beebalm Monarda pectinata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ram's Horn Proboscidea louisianica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Bitter Hymenoxys Hymenoxys odorata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Perhaps the owls have nests nearby, because they're particularly bold and vocal at hte moment

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Five-Eyes Chamaesaracha coniodes

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellowspine Thistle Cirsium ochrocentrum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Poison Suckleya Suckleya suckleyana

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Prostrate Vervain Verbena bracteata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Buffalo-Bur Solanum rostratum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Looked things over, then hunkered down in the grass.
Nest?
Last photo shows context

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A lot of scolding was going back and forth between the stilts and the killdeer

Photos / Sounds

What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 6, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)