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Wood, Mound, and Field Ants Genus Formica

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nberar

Date

October 12, 2019 04:11 PM EDT
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Red Imported Fire Ant - Photo (c) AJ Cann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
nberar's ID: Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta)
Posted by nberar 1 day ago (Flag)
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Formicine Ants - Photo (c) Sarah Gregg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
insectobserver123's ID: Formicine Ants (Subfamily Formicinae)
Posted by insectobserver123 1 day ago (Flag)
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Formicine Ants - Photo (c) Sarah Gregg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
nberar's ID: Formicine Ants (Subfamily Formicinae)
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Posted by jimw3 about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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@jimw3, are you sure it's not Camponotus?

Posted by insectobserver123 less than a minute ago (Flag)
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Inyo Gilia - Photo (c) John Game, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jdmore's ID: Inyo Gilia (Linanthus inyoensis)
Posted by jdmore 3 days ago (Flag)
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Inyo Gilia - Photo (c) John Game, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
ahowald395's ID: Inyo Gilia (Linanthus inyoensis)
Posted by ahowald395 3 minutes ago (Flag)
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L. campanulatus is on the Volcanic Tableland, so to be looked for.

Posted by ahowald395 2 minutes ago (Flag)

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Large White Trillium Trillium grandiflorum

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andyfyon

Date

May 12, 2012 06:05 PM EDT

Description

Large-flowered Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) along the north shore of Lake Kagawong, growing is what was once lake bottom sediment that is now raised, on the floor of a deciduous forest. Manitoulin Island, May 12/12.

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Large White Trillium - Photo (c) sandy richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
andyfyon's ID: Large White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
Posted by andyfyon over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Large White Trillium - Photo (c) sandy richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
joebartok's ID: Large White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
Posted by joebartok over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Large White Trillium - Photo (c) sandy richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
choess's ID: Large White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
Posted by choess over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Large White Trillium - Photo (c) sandy richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
gwynethgovers's ID: Large White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
Posted by gwynethgovers over 1 year ago (Flag)
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I have never seen so many Trilliums!

Posted by designwallah 2 minutes ago (Flag)

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pjd1

Date

June 5, 2016

Description

Planted specimen of a naturally occurring selection discovered by Graeme Platt from the Kaimaumau Swamp in the early 1980s.

This 'race' occurs widely over the south-eastern side of Te Aupouri. it is usually found in mobile sand and associated peat bogs. The flowers are usually dark pink (rarely red) and up to 25 mm diameter (range 15-20(-25) mm), the capsules are distinctly turbinate, very woody, and up to 20 mm diameter (range (15-)18-20 mm). The leaves are dark green, the surfaces distinctly greyish-villous hairy - especially the young growth with hairs tending to shed with leaf maturation.

At this site in Te Rapa, Hamilton this race of L. scoparium var. incanum was starting to naturalise.

Voucher: AK 360891, P.J. de Lange 13140 (duplicate: NZFRI). DNA / Seed voucher for MPI.

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Posted by pjd1 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by tangatawhenua over 3 years ago (Flag)
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That's alot of flowers - hopefully they will bloom like that this season up these ways.

Posted by tangatawhenua over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Indeed - but remember - this is a selection - so it may flower 'better' than usual. However along Karikari Beach (east of Puheke) I remember (in October 1992) seeing numerous kahikatoa looking exactly like this - lots of dark pink flowers in dense masses. So keep an eye out for it.

Posted by pjd1 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Manuka - Photo (c) Leon Perrie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
pjd1's ID: Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by pjd1 over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Manuka - Photo (c) Leon Perrie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tangatawhenua's ID: Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by tangatawhenua over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Leptospermum scoparium incanum - Photo (c) williamdomenge9, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
pjd1's ID: Leptospermum scoparium var. incanum, a member of Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium)
Posted by pjd1 over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Leptospermum scoparium incanum - Photo (c) williamdomenge9, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tangatawhenua's ID: Leptospermum scoparium var. incanum, a member of Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium)
Posted by tangatawhenua over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Gosh - it's a strong pink isn't it? L. ‘Julianne’ and L. ‘Sherryl Lee’ are two of Platt's direct selections from var. incanum in the wild.

Posted by murray_dawson 13 minutes ago (Flag)
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@murray_dawson - this one is Platt's L. 'Sherryl Lee' I think - but you can find this colour in the sand country of southern Te Aupouri and on the Karikari Peninsula

Posted by pjd1 2 minutes ago (Flag)

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marleyii

Date

October 14, 2019 10:55 AM NZDT

Description

Seen stream side on dead tree.

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Coccocarpia erythroxyli - Photo (c) Jennifer Rycenga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
marleyii's ID: Coccocarpia erythroxyli, a member of Sac Fungi (Phylum Ascomycota)
Posted by marleyii about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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Darn, that is one I want to see - I thought I might regret not taking a photo of that mangy specimen!

Posted by melissa_hutchison 3 minutes ago (Flag)
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Coccocarpia erythroxyli - Photo (c) Jennifer Rycenga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
melissa_hutchison's ID: Coccocarpia erythroxyli, a member of Sac Fungi (Phylum Ascomycota)
Posted by melissa_hutchison 2 minutes ago (Flag)

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Life

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catchang

Date

October 2, 2019 01:08 PM HST
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Snout and Bark Beetles - Photo (c) Kristof Zyskowski, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
catchang's ID: Snout and Bark Beetles (Superfamily Curculionoidea)
Posted by catchang 12 days ago (Flag)
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Anthonomus - Photo no rights reserved
entomokot's ID: Genus Anthonomus, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)

host plant name? (better latin)

Posted by entomokot 5 days ago (Flag)
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Added host. It’s a Solanum. Which I’m not 100% sure.

Posted by catchang 5 days ago (Flag)
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thanks! Great variable or fields exercises. I choose that, maybe wellbe for families also

Posted by entomokot 5 days ago (Flag)
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Posted by wakko207 about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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Anthonomus - Photo no rights reserved
catchang's ID: Genus Anthonomus, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)
Posted by catchang 4 minutes ago (Flag)
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@wakko207 thanks for all your ids. This one is for the weevil. The Solanum is posted separately.

Posted by catchang 3 minutes ago (Flag)

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Hicotea Trachemys callirostris

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laurajaimes

Date

March 30, 2019 01:29 PM -05
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Posted by fabiansierrag 7 months ago (Flag)
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Hicotea - Photo (c) lpsaboya, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by liliana saboya
sindy_tutora's ID: Hicotea (Trachemys callirostris)
Posted by sindy_tutora 7 months ago (Flag)
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Hicotea - Photo (c) lpsaboya, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by liliana saboya
carolinasoto's ID: Hicotea (Trachemys callirostris)
Posted by carolinasoto 7 months ago (Flag)
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Hicotea - Photo (c) lpsaboya, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by liliana saboya
opuntia24's ID: Hicotea (Trachemys callirostris)
Posted by opuntia24 4 minutes ago (Flag)
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Una es Trachemys callirostris y la otra es T. scripta elegans

Posted by opuntia24 3 minutes ago (Flag)

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oliverkomar

Date

October 13, 2019 02:11 PM CST

Description

On a dead palm trunk lying on the lawn in my garden.

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Insects - Photo (c) Jason Michael Crockwell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oliverkomar's ID: Insects (Class Insecta)
Posted by oliverkomar 1 day ago (Flag)
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Posted by oliverkomar 1 day ago (Flag)
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@k8thegr8 , ¿any idea for a family or genus for this very long and distinctive caterpillar? (Oddly, iNat auto-ID function was very certain that this was a damselfly in Coenegroenidae).

Posted by oliverkomar 1 day ago (Flag)
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Opsiphanes - Photo (c) Juan Cruzado Cortés, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jmeerman's ID: Genus Opsiphanes, a member of Owl-Butterflies and Allies (Tribe Brassolini)

Most likely O. cassina. Feeds on palms, and is common, even in urban situations

Posted by jmeerman about 4 hours ago (Flag)
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Wow, I don't think I've ever seen any members of this genus anywhere near here. Thank you, Jan.

Posted by oliverkomar 3 minutes ago (Flag)

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yasel_alfonso

Date

July 31, 2016 07:00 AM EDT
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Sphaerodactylus siboney - Photo (c) Yasel U. Alfonso, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
yasel_alfonso's ID: Sphaerodactylus siboney, a member of Sphaeros (Genus Sphaerodactylus)
Posted by yasel_alfonso 9 minutes ago (Flag)
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Sphaerodactylus siboney - Photo (c) Yasel U. Alfonso, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
alex835's ID: Sphaerodactylus siboney, a member of Sphaeros (Genus Sphaerodactylus)
Posted by alex835 4 minutes ago (Flag)
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Maravilloso!!

Posted by alex835 4 minutes ago (Flag)

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Massasauga Sistrurus catenatus

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jokurtz

Date

July 6, 2017 08:29 AM HST
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Massasauga - Photo (c) Andrew Hoffman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
jokurtz's ID: Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
Posted by jokurtz over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Massasauga - Photo (c) Andrew Hoffman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
bradtoms's ID: Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
Posted by bradtoms over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Massasauga - Photo (c) Andrew Hoffman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
gonzdan's ID: Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
Posted by gonzdan about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Massasauga - Photo (c) Andrew Hoffman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
iherpetologist's ID: Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
Posted by iherpetologist 2 months ago (Flag)
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Please consider adding this observation to the project: Mapping US Endangered and Threatened Species.

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/mapping-us-endangered-and-threatened-species

You will have to manually join the project at the link below. While joining, please consider allowing the US Fish and Wildlife Service the ability to view the coordinates of your observation. Then add this observation to the project. Thank you for your consideration.

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/mapping-us-endangered-and-threatened-species/join

Posted by fws-sdm 2 months ago (Flag)
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Massasauga - Photo (c) Andrew Hoffman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
johnhenrithefirst's ID: Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
Posted by johnhenrithefirst about 1 month ago (Flag)
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Have you ever encountered any other saugas?

Posted by cjamen 4 minutes ago (Flag)

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Day's Cymbidium Cymbidium dayanum

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sheduck

Date

March 16, 2019 09:29 AM EDT
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Orchid Family - Photo (c) Chris Moody, all rights reserved
sheduck's ID: Orchid Family (Family Orchidaceae)
Posted by sheduck 7 months ago (Flag)
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Day's Cymbidium - Photo (c) Tri Do, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
sheduck's ID: Day's Cymbidium (Cymbidium dayanum)
Posted by sheduck 7 months ago (Flag)
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Day's Cymbidium - Photo (c) Tri Do, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
neontetraploid's ID: Day's Cymbidium (Cymbidium dayanum)
Posted by neontetraploid 6 months ago (Flag)
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Was this growing wild?

Posted by neontetraploid 4 minutes ago (Flag)

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Jasmine Bud Borer Trichophysetis cretacea

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jacqui-nz

Date

October 15, 2019 11:38 AM NZDT

Description

Small, 1cm. Flew in low on grass and landed on clothing.

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Crambid Snout Moths - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jacqui-nz's ID: Crambid Snout Moths (Family Crambidae)
Posted by jacqui-nz about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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Jasmine Bud Borer - Photo (c) Uwe Schneehagen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Jasmine Bud Borer (Trichophysetis cretacea)
Posted by stephen_thorpe about 1 hour ago (Flag)
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Thanks for the ID. I couldn't find a record of it's host plant 'Jasminum sambac' on iNatNZ, but Landcare Research says' "A single Trichophysetis species has been well established in northern New Zealand since 1999 (Hoare 2001); it may be T. cretacea from east Asia, but this remains to be confirmed. Moths have been reared from larvae feeding on berries of introduced privet (Ligustrum sinense).'
https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/resources/identification/animals/large-moths/image-gallery/pyraloid-moths/pyraloidea-introduction

I think Ligustrum sinense is at this location.

Posted by jacqui-nz about 1 hour ago (Flag)
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Yes, I'm not 100% certain if the previous uncertainty over the species ID has been completely cleared up. Maybe @nhudson can comment further?

Posted by stephen_thorpe 4 minutes ago (Flag)

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marleyii

Date

October 14, 2019 10:20 AM NZDT

Description

Corticolous in scrub on Cop rob.

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Posted by marleyii about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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Posted by melissa_hutchison 5 minutes ago (Flag)
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You loaded up those obs quickly!!

Posted by melissa_hutchison 4 minutes ago (Flag)

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Vascular Plants Phylum Tracheophyta

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christy92

Date

August 18, 2019 10:10 AM UTC
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Hi @christy92 welcome to iNaturalist!

If you have even a general idea of what you're posting, please go ahead and include it. That could be as broad as "bird" or "plant." Many people helping identify observations on iNaturalist will filter the observations by the group of species they know how to ID (like birds or plants), so observations with a blank ID like this one will be excluded from those filtered searches. Putting in a general ID helps funnel your observation to someone who might know what they're looking at so that it can get identified more quickly. Thanks!

Posted by julie_sf 6 minutes ago (Flag)
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Vascular Plants - Photo (c) John Rusk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
julie_sf's ID: Vascular Plants (Phylum Tracheophyta)
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memopob

Date

October 8, 2019

Description

One of the long horned beetles. c 40mm long tip of abdomen to tip of feelers.
Appeared on the bathroom wall in the morning.
Thanks to Alice's sharp eyes, who spotted it first.

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Beetles - Photo (c) Brad Walker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
memopob's ID: Beetles (Order Coleoptera)
Posted by memopob 15 minutes ago (Flag)
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Stenopotes pallidus - Photo (c) Tom, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Stenopotes pallidus, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Posted by stephen_thorpe 8 minutes ago (Flag)
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Thanks Stephen, that was almost an instant ID. Much appreciated.

Posted by memopob 6 minutes ago (Flag)
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Stenopotes pallidus - Photo (c) Tom, some rights reserved (CC BY)
memopob's ID: Stenopotes pallidus, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
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Western Milksnake Lampropeltis gentilis

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the_not_so_fungi

Date

September 30, 2019 02:37 PM MDT
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Western Milksnake - Photo (c) Michael Price, all rights reserved
the_not_so_fungi's ID: Western Milksnake (Lampropeltis gentilis)
Posted by the_not_so_fungi about 14 hours ago (Flag)
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Western Milksnake - Photo (c) Michael Price, all rights reserved
prakrit's ID: Western Milksnake (Lampropeltis gentilis)
Posted by prakrit about 13 hours ago (Flag)
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Great find for Wyoming!

Posted by prakrit about 13 hours ago (Flag)
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Western Milksnake - Photo (c) Michael Price, all rights reserved
coloradosnakehunters's ID: Western Milksnake (Lampropeltis gentilis)
Posted by coloradosnakehunters about 9 hours ago (Flag)
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Western Milksnake - Photo (c) Michael Price, all rights reserved
cporter's ID: Western Milksnake (Lampropeltis gentilis)
Posted by cporter 6 minutes ago (Flag)
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Holy moly that is a good lookin Lampropeltis. Great record!

Posted by cporter 6 minutes ago (Flag)

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

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craighensley

Date

October 14, 2019 09:54 AM CDT
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Monarch - Photo (c) TexasEagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
craighensley's ID: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Posted by craighensley about 13 hours ago (Flag)
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Monarch - Photo (c) TexasEagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
hanly's ID: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Posted by hanly about 13 hours ago (Flag)
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Monarch - Photo (c) TexasEagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
chudamanikashyap's ID: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Posted by chudamanikashyap about 10 hours ago (Flag)
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Monarch - Photo (c) TexasEagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
aguilita's ID: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Posted by aguilita about 10 hours ago (Flag)
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I'm going to re-catch this exact one, Craig. :)

Posted by sambiology 6 minutes ago (Flag)

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Fly Agaric Amanita muscaria

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matthewkroeker

Date

September 18, 2019 12:52 PM CDT
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Fly Agaric - Photo (c) Marc-André Jung, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
matthewkroeker's ID: Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)
Posted by matthewkroeker 13 days ago (Flag)
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Fly Agaric - Photo (c) Marc-André Jung, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
daturademon's ID: Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)

I wonder if this could possible be A. muscaria var. Guessowii

Posted by daturademon 13 days ago (Flag)
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working on documenting (in plain English) the field marks visible in identified observations in Manitoba - to attempt to bridge the gap between those who know and those who want to know... :)
- base of mushroom stem has been exposed by the observer and shows a distinct swelling with a collar at the top that appears torn
- edge of the mushroom on the top surface has small radiating ridges at the rim only
- on the stem closer to the cap than to the ground, there is a ring with 'torn' edges facing down

all these are mentioned as features of Amanita mushrooms by @else in this observation... https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33433455

the nature of the stem is also mentioned - but the two photographs do not appear similar and what character of the stem structure is not specified

here's another Amanita showing these features https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/32125183

Posted by marykrieger about 15 hours ago (Flag)
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@marykrieger, I'm just someone who wants to know.

Posted by daturademon 7 minutes ago (Flag)

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Skippers Family Hesperiidae

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adriananelly

Date

October 13, 2019 09:30 AM CDT
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Skippers - Photo (c) 112602805110920073392, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Alok Mahendroo
annemirdl's ID: Skippers (Family Hesperiidae)
Posted by annemirdl about 13 hours ago (Flag)
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lifescience7

Date

April 26, 2019 05:26 PM EDT
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Celandine Poppy - Photo (c) Tom Potterfield, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lifescience7's ID: Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
Posted by lifescience7 6 months ago (Flag)
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Celandine Poppy - Photo (c) Tom Potterfield, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
pete_woods's ID: Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
Posted by pete_woods 6 months ago (Flag)
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Greater Celandine - Photo (c) revaz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
pdfuenteb's ID: Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
Posted by pdfuenteb 3 months ago (Flag)
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Greater Celandine - Photo (c) revaz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
polemoniaceae's ID: Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
Posted by polemoniaceae 8 minutes ago (Flag)
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linear fruits clearly visible

Posted by polemoniaceae 8 minutes ago (Flag)

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Indo-Pacific Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus gigas

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gyanwangkimweng

Date

February 23, 2019 10:56 AM AWST
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Horseshoe Crabs - Photo (c) B, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
gyanwangkimweng's ID: Horseshoe Crabs (Order Xiphosurida)
Posted by gyanwangkimweng 8 months ago (Flag)
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Indo-Pacific Horseshoe Crabs - Photo (c) Bernard DUPONT, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
loarie's ID: Indo-Pacific Horseshoe Crabs (Subfamily Tachypleinae)
Posted by loarie 7 months ago (Flag)
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Posted by loarie 7 months ago (Flag)
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This has multiple species in this observation. Please split them up.

Posted by apgarm 8 minutes ago (Flag)

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Thistles Genus Cirsium

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naturenut2006

Date

October 11, 2019 02:33 PM PDT
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Bull Thistle - Photo (c) beautifulcataya, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
naturenut2006's ID: Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
Posted by naturenut2006 about 6 hours ago (Flag)
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Creeping Thistle - Photo (c) tlit46, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwarneke's ID: Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense)
Posted by cwarneke about 5 hours ago (Flag)
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I'm sure you're probably right. Could you please tell me how to distinguish them apart? I'm a beginner here, and trying to learn more about identifying plants, animals, ect. Thanks 🙂

Posted by naturenut2006 about 4 hours ago (Flag)
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Of course! A few ways to tell between these two species are:
1. Cirsium vulgare has stiffer hairs on the leaves than C. arvense.
2. Leaves of Cirsium vulgare are often slightly to strongly decurrent on the stem, which C. arvense leaves are not.
3. Not the most useful with this observation, but C. arvense is strongly rhizomatous, often forming clonal stands that are connected below the ground. C. vulgare does not do that (though there can be clumps together, as a result of seed dispersal, but they aren't connected below ground).
4. Somewhat of a gestalt character, rather than one you would find in a key, but from a distance (similar to this photo), C. arvense typically appears somewhat smoother on the leaf surface and a lighter green, while C. vulgare usually appears more textured and with a darker green. I realize that doesn't help much with this observation, but if you look at the two in the field, you'll be able to pick that difference up pretty quickly.

I hope that helps!

Posted by cwarneke 10 minutes ago (Flag)

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Summer Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius

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cmyers7

Date

October 13, 2019 01:33 PM EDT
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Summer Oyster Mushroom - Photo (c) Bob Richmond, some rights reserved (CC BY)
cmyers7's ID: Summer Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus pulmonarius)
Posted by cmyers7 37 minutes ago (Flag)
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Do you know the tree type? I found angle’s wing mushrooms on hemlock today in Pisgah. They look very similar to the oyster.

Posted by dsmorris 10 minutes ago (Flag)

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reagankarcher

Date

October 10, 2019 04:11 PM EDT
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There's two different species of orbweaver, you should separate them into two observations so they can be identified.

Posted by squidface 12 minutes ago (Flag)

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Buttercup Family Family Ranunculaceae

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bfgreaves

Date

August 8, 2018 08:07 PM EDT
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Posted by bfgreaves about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Posted by carl-adam about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Leaves and flower don't look right for Coptis. Looks similar to Anemone richardsonii but I don't see any records of it from that area.

Posted by carl-adam about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Anemoneae - Photo (c) קרן סנדלר, all rights reserved
carl-adam's ID: Tribe Anemoneae, a member of Buttercup Family (Family Ranunculaceae) Added as part of a taxon split
Posted by carl-adam 10 days ago (Flag)
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polemoniaceae's ID: Lapland Buttercup (Ranunculus lapponicus)
Posted by polemoniaceae 13 minutes ago (Flag)
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great find!

Posted by polemoniaceae 13 minutes ago (Flag)

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cappinkiwi

Date

September 16, 2018 03:58 PM NZST

Description

3mm or so.

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cappinkiwi's ID: Typical Spiders (Suborder Araneomorphae)
Posted by cappinkiwi about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Typical Spiders - Photo (c) Akio Tanikawa, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
steve_kerr's ID: Typical Spiders (Suborder Araneomorphae)
Posted by steve_kerr about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Not one I recognize.

Posted by steve_kerr about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Typical Spiders - Photo (c) Akio Tanikawa, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
kiwifergus's ID: Typical Spiders (Suborder Araneomorphae)
Posted by kiwifergus about 1 year ago (Flag)
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kate_curtis's ID: Genus Hulua, a member of Meshweavers and Allies (Superfamily Dictynoidea)

The reason i have stuck to genus is that a few of the species described only described the female and not the male. Plus the female is only described by the internal genitalia. This spider is common in leaf litter up in the northern part of the North Island. Thanks for sending me the specimen! @cappinkiwi

Posted by kate_curtis about 2 hours ago (Flag)
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cappinkiwi's ID: Genus Hulua, a member of Meshweavers and Allies (Superfamily Dictynoidea)
Posted by cappinkiwi 19 minutes ago (Flag)
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Great, thanks for getting us an ID!

Posted by cappinkiwi 14 minutes ago (Flag)
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cappinkiwi's ID: Genus Hulua, a member of Meshweavers and Allies (Superfamily Dictynoidea)
Posted by cappinkiwi 14 minutes ago (Flag)

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Observer

emerflee

Date

October 12, 2019 03:14 PM PDT
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You should separate observations so they can be identified.

Posted by squidface 14 minutes ago (Flag)

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What

Milkweed Tussock Moth Euchaetes egle

Observer

irag

Date

October 12, 2019 01:07 PM EDT
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Euchaetes - Photo (c) Seabrooke Leckie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
irag's ID: Genus Euchaetes, a member of Tiger Moths (Tribe Arctiini)
Posted by irag about 1 hour ago (Flag)
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Euchaetes - Photo (c) Seabrooke Leckie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
k8thegr8's ID: Genus Euchaetes, a member of Tiger Moths (Tribe Arctiini)
Posted by k8thegr8 about 1 hour ago (Flag)
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Looks like a milkweed tussock moth caterpillar that has had a bad haircut. Is it on milkweed?

Posted by celestes 15 minutes ago (Flag)
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What

European Black Elderberry Sambucus nigra

Observer

rbantjes

Date

October 14, 2019 01:46 PM ADT
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Posted by rbantjes about 11 hours ago (Flag)
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Is this ID a guess, or are you fairly certain?
My recollection is that Elderberry berries are quite round, while these are more oval.

Posted by burkhard_plache 15 minutes ago (Flag)

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What

River Cooter Pseudemys concinna

Observer

dgood

Date

July 15, 2019 09:58 AM EDT
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Pond and Box Turtles - Photo (c) Nicholas Sly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
dgood's ID: Pond and Box Turtles (Family Emydidae)
Posted by dgood 3 months ago (Flag)
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River Cooter - Photo (c) bathyporeia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
mattwelc's ID: River Cooter (Pseudemys concinna)
Posted by mattwelc about 2 months ago (Flag)
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River Cooter - Photo (c) bathyporeia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
syrherp's ID: River Cooter (Pseudemys concinna)
Posted by syrherp 18 minutes ago (Flag)
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The larger middle turtle is a river cooter.

Posted by syrherp 17 minutes ago (Flag)