56
taxa
55 insects
1 amphibian
64
observations

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What

Woodhouse's Toad Anaxyrus woodhousii

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 10:08 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 10:08 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rove Beetles Family Staphylinidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 10:08 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

These black and red jobs were numerous
mean length approx 4.6 mm, by thread count

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What

Rove Beetles Family Staphylinidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 10:08 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

black roves, length estimate ~3.1 mm

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What

Pyramid Ants Genus Dorymyrmex

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 10:31 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length 7.5 mm
This is a winged female (virgin queen), right?

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:09 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

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What

Deduced Graphic Bulia deducta

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:10 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Punctured Tiger Beetle Cicindela punctulata

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:10 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Punctured Tiger Beetle Cicindela punctulata

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:11 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:11 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

what are these?
forewing length 5 mm

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:12 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

These may represent two different species. I've no idea how to get started with either. Ideas?
photo 1: approx 6.2 mm
photo 2: approx 4.1 mm

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What

Cutworm Moths and Allies Family Noctuidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:12 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Erynnis?

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What

Banded-wing Flies Genus Chaetopsis

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:12 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length (to wingtip) approx 5.3 mm, by threadcount

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What

Red-necked Peanutworm Moth Stegasta bosqueella

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:13 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length ~6.2 mm, by thread count

https://bugguide.net/node/view/1505697/bgimage

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:13 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length ~6.2 mm, 7.5 mm by thread count

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:13 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:14 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length approx 3.2 mm, by thread count

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:14 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~3.6 mm, by thread count

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What

Speckled Wave Lobocleta peralbata

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:15 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

wingspan estimate ~18 mm

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:15 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate by thread count ~5.8 mm

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What

Red-bordered Wave Idaea demissaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:17 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

wingspan estimate ~14 mm

the red on the abdomen pushes this away from I. eremiata, which seems (in my current state of knowledge) to lack that feature

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What

Banded Scythris Moth Scythris trivinctella

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:17 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~7.8 mm, by thread count

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:18 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~2.3 mm

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:21 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~7.5 mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:23 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

two examples
length estimate: ~9.2 mm, 9.4 mm

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What

Crickets Infraorder Gryllidea

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:24 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~14.4 mm
black cricket, winged

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:27 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:30 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:30 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:31 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

forewing length estimate ~14 mm,
wingspan ~34 mm

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What

Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth Sparganothis sulfureana

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:32 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

forewing length ~7.5 mm

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What

Genus Idia

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:51 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth Ponometia candefacta

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:57 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length ~11 mm, by thread count

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What

Variegated Cutworm Moth Peridroma saucia

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019 11:58 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

My camera couldn't deal with the harsh lighting; hope you can make it out

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

late summer color variants

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What

Punctured Tiger Beetle Cicindela punctulata

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

both color variants present

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

worn
forewing length ~18mm

https://bugguide.net/node/view/133092

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~5.5 mm, by thread count

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What

Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Standard issue stout green midges-- remarkably uniform, with a particular pattern on the thorax, pale legs with darkish tarsi, plain wing.

Length estimate ~2.6 mm, by thread count

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What

Water Boatmen Family Corixidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-veined Moth Microtheoris ophionalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

summer form

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

three moths, all look like one taxon to me

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What

Gazelle Scarab Digitonthophagus gazella

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The lighter and darker forms are similarly marked, and appear to be all one species as far as i can tell.
Forewing length ~14.4 mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

female, and perhaps the male at left in photo 2

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

these come as close as anything i've yet seen to crassiuscula, but it's difficult to be convinced

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What

Green Broomweed Looper Moth Fernaldella fimetaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth Acrolophus popeanella

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Grass Tubeworm Moths Genus Acrolophus

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

assortment
forewing length approx 16mm

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What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Four-patched Bird-dropping Moth Tarache quadriplaga

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~12.5 mm

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ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

True Weevils Family Curculionidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~3.8 mm, by thread count

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I hadn't seen this black ant mimic before, but they were numerous on this site, this day
lenth estimate ~2.5 mm

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What

Red-shouldered Stink Bug Thyanta custator

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On this visit, this tan color predominated, and the species was not abundant as it had been 3 weeks earlier (www.inaturalist.org/observations/29914085)
Length estimate ~10 mm

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What

Plume Moths Family Pterophoridae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

hindlegs lost, perhaps?
using the Notoxus in photo 3 as a gauge, I estimate the wingspan to be ~18 mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth Ponometia candefacta

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

two examples
length estimates by thread count: ~11 mm, ~9.2 mm

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What

Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

body length estimate ~5.6 mm, by thread count

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What

Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

August 13, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)