82
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36 insects
35 plants
1 fungus
5 birds
4 arachnids
1 reptile
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26 life list firsts

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Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 08:49 AM MST

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Hooker's Evening Primrose Oenothera elata

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 09:09 AM MST

Description

Opened just after dusk and remained open until next morning.

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 09:12 AM MST

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Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:13 AM MST

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Coffeeberry Frangula californica

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:14 AM MST

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Bigtooth Maple Acer grandidentatum

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:16 AM MST

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Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:42 AM MST

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Monument Plant Frasera speciosa

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:51 AM MST

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Alligator Juniper Juniperus deppeana

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 09:57 AM MST

Description

Several grand specimens in this area were nearly devoid of life.

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 09:59 AM MST

Description

Wasp galls on Quercus arizonica.

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Lehmann's Lovegrass Eragrostis lehmanniana

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 10:21 AM MST

Description

Big stand around the Arizona Trail sign.

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Fendler's Ceanothus Ceanothus fendleri

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 10:24 AM MST

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Echo Azure Celastrina echo

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:25 AM MST

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Pointleaf Manzanita Arctostaphylos pungens

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:27 AM MST

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Bowl-and-doily Spider Frontinella pyramitela

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:29 AM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:30 AM MST

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White Fir Abies concolor

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:31 AM MST

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Pinewoods Geranium Geranium caespitosum

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:33 AM MST

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Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:33 AM MST

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Tachinid Flies Family Tachinidae

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:35 AM MST

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Pigeon Tremex Horntail Tremex columba

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:37 AM MST

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Coffeeberry Frangula californica

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 10:37 AM MST

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Roses Genus Rosa

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:37 AM MST

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Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:41 AM MST

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Boxelder Maple Acer negundo

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:42 AM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:47 AM MST

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Black Medick Medicago lupulina

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:48 AM MST

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Horseweed Erigeron canadensis

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 10:54 AM MST

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Fendler's Meadow-Rue Thalictrum fendleri

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 10:56 AM MST
Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 10:59 AM MST

Description

Lep eggs?

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Apache Spiketail Cordulegaster diadema

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:01 AM MST

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Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:05 AM MST

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August 11, 2019 11:08 AM MST

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:09 AM MST

Description

Several groups of these bugs in the immediate area feeding on several plant species.

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Beardlip Penstemon Penstemon barbatus

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:15 AM MST

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Thread-waisted Sand Wasps Genus Ammophila

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:16 AM MST

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August 11, 2019 11:17 AM MST

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August 11, 2019 11:17 AM MST

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Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:19 AM MST

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Aspen Fleabane Erigeron speciosus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:19 AM MST

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Canada Violet Viola canadensis

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:22 AM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:27 AM MST

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Short-horn Walkingsticks Genus Parabacillus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:30 AM MST

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Greater Fritillaries Genus Speyeria

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:32 AM MST

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Boxelder Maple Acer negundo

Observer

mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:36 AM MST

Description

This twig died as a result of egg-laying scars from a cicada - see photo 2.

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Coffeeberry Frangula californica

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:36 AM MST

Description

This twig died as a result of egg-laying scars from a cicada - see photo 2.

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Wing-tapping Cicadas Genus Platypedia

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:37 AM MST

Description

Many damaged twigs from egg laying, but no live or singing cicadas. This one found dead.

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Bigtooth Maple Acer grandidentatum

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:41 AM MST

Description

Twig killed by egg-laying cicadas - physical damage not caused by feeding.

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:43 AM MST

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Gambel Oak Quercus gambelii

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:44 AM MST

Description

Cicada egg-laying scars killed many twigs of other species (see subsequent obs.) in area, but not the Gambel's Oak twigs.

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Slimleaf Plains-Mustard Hesperidanthus linearifolius

Observer

mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:45 AM MST

Description

Height about 12 dm.

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Scarlet Cinquefoil Potentilla thurberi

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:51 AM MST

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Bowl-and-doily Spider Frontinella pyramitela

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:52 AM MST

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Virgate Scorpionweed Phacelia heterophylla

Observer

mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:54 AM MST

Description

I'm confused by the several species in this complex.

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Golden Banded-Skipper Autochton cellus

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:55 AM MST

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Watercress Nasturtium officinale

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 11:58 AM MST

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Golden Columbine Aquilegia chrysantha

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:58 AM MST

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Flowering Plants Subphylum Angiospermae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 11:59 AM MST

Description

acaulescent. No flowers/fruit seen.

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Leconte's Giant Lady Beetle Anatis lecontei

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 12:03 PM MST

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Pinks, Cactuses, and Allies Order Caryophyllales

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:08 PM MST

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:09 PM MST

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Cutleaf Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 12:12 PM MST

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Golden Jumping Spider Paraphidippus aurantius

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 12:14 PM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:18 PM MST

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Thistles Genus Cirsium

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:20 PM MST

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Two-striped Grasshopper Melanoplus bivittatus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:20 PM MST

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Rough Cinquefoil Potentilla norvegica

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:20 PM MST

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Bees Epifamily Anthophila

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 12:21 PM MST

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Springwater Dancer Argia plana

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 12:22 PM MST

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Dancers Genus Argia

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:23 PM MST

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Thin-legged Wolf Spiders Genus Pardosa

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:23 PM MST

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Spur-throated Grasshoppers Subfamily Melanoplinae

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:24 PM MST

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American Robin Turdus migratorius

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 12:47 PM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 01:28 PM MST

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 02:21 PM MST

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 06:59 PM MST

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Leconte's Chrysina Chrysina lecontei

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 08:15 PM MST

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Broad-nosed Weevils Subfamily Entiminae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:16 PM MST

Description

Nocturnally active on Ponderosa forest floor.

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 08:16 PM MST

Description

At uv light.

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 08:22 PM MST

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June Beetles Subfamily Melolonthinae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:25 PM MST

Description

Numerous in the ponderosa forest. Each tree had several climbing trunk between one and two meters from ground.

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Shield Lichens and Allies Family Parmeliaceae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:26 PM MST

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Wolf Spiders Family Lycosidae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:38 PM MST

Description

Nocturnally active on ponderosa forest litter/floor and about 5
mm in length.

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:41 PM MST

Description

About 7 mm. Platynus?

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Winged and Once-winged Insects Subclass Pterygota

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:43 PM MST

Description

Leaf-miner

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Alfalfa Webworm Moth Loxostege cereralis

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:45 PM MST

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mjplagens

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August 11, 2019 08:51 PM MST

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 08:56 PM MST

Description

The series of reflective grooves along the base of the elytra are a curious feature.

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Western Bean Cutworm Moth Striacosta albicosta

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mjplagens

Date

August 11, 2019 09:22 PM MST