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Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 16, 2021 02:33 PM PST

Description

@merav - first effort with rented macro lens and crazy-looking flash. LOL "Needs work." Monarchs were easier...
On tropical milkweed.

Argentine Ant - Photo (c) Philip Herbst, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile)
Added on January 17, 2021.
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graysquirrel

Date

December 20, 2020 01:34 PM PST

Description

Some kind of insect is causing leaf curl on young violet leaves

Prodiplosis violicola - Photo (c) Merav Vonshak, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Prodiplosis violicola, a member of Gall Midges (Subfamily Cecidomyiinae)
Added on January 17, 2021.
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Grasshoppers Infraorder Acrididea

Observer

riocuervo

Date

January 5, 2021 01:07 PM PST
Tanaocerus koebelei - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Tanaocerus koebelei, a member of Desert Long-horned Grasshoppers (Superfamily Tanaoceroidea)
Added on January 14, 2021.
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lemurdillo

Date

April 14, 2017 04:44 PM PDT
Pyrobombus - Photo (c) Kayla E, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Subgenus Pyrobombus, a member of Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
Added on January 10, 2021.
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susiebennett

Date

April 14, 2017 11:55 AM PDT
Pyrobombus - Photo (c) Kayla E, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Subgenus Pyrobombus, a member of Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
Added on January 10, 2021.
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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

suzanr

Date

April 13, 2019 09:12 AM PDT
Fiddlenecks - Photo (c) riverwalker23, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Fiddlenecks (Genus Amsinckia)
Added on January 09, 2021.
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naturesarchive

Date

December 12, 2020 03:00 PM PST

Description

evidence of parasitism on the aphids

Aphidius - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Genus Aphidius, a member of Braconid Wasps (Family Braconidae)
Added on January 02, 2021.
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American Beaver Castor canadensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 24, 2020 07:21 AM PST

Description

Dawn shot, dragging a branch. All other photos are of beaver feeding sites nearby.

American Beaver - Photo (c) Keith Williams, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
merav's ID: American Beaver (Castor canadensis)
Added on December 31, 2020.
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Oak Gall Wasps Tribe Cynipini

Observer

yessicuhhh

Date

September 24, 2017 12:20 PM PDT

Description

Some kind of gall on a Quercus sp.

Mushroom Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Belinda Lo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
merav's ID: Mushroom Gall Wasp (Heteroecus sanctaeclarae)
Added on December 26, 2020.
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gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 15, 2020 03:40 PM PST
Gosodesmus claremontus - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Gosodesmus claremontus, a member of Worm-like Millipedes (Infraclass Helminthomorpha)
Added on December 16, 2020.
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Western Subterranean Termite Reticulitermes hesperus

Observer

clysta

Date

December 14, 2020 11:49 AM PST

Description

new moon before the winter solstice, morning after first heavy rain .... the air was full of these flying insects

Termites - Photo (c) mazer, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Termites (Epifamily Termitoidae)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Willow Bead Gall Mite Aculus tetanothrix

Observer

naturesarchive

Date

December 12, 2020 09:11 AM PST
Willow Bead Gall Mite - Photo (c) Franco Folini, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
merav's ID: Willow Bead Gall Mite (Aculus tetanothrix)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Small Honey Ant Prenolepis imparis

Observer

sbwang

Date

December 12, 2020 10:30 AM PST
Small Honey Ant - Photo (c) Aaron Stoll, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Small Honey Ant (Prenolepis imparis)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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American Five-spotted Lady Beetle Hippodamia quinquesignata

Observer

greengras2000

Date

December 12, 2020 02:37 PM PST

Description

On Anise

American Five-spotted Lady Beetle - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: American Five-spotted Lady Beetle (Hippodamia quinquesignata)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Small Honey Ant Prenolepis imparis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2020 11:27 AM PST

Description

In bucket #11.

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Small Honey Ant - Photo (c) Aaron Stoll, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Small Honey Ant (Prenolepis imparis)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Columbian Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

edwardrooks

Date

December 12, 2020 02:40 PM PST
Columbian Black-tailed Deer - Photo (c) scog7, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Columbian Black-tailed Deer (Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Stone Centipedes Order Lithobiomorpha

Observer

chyroptera

Date

December 12, 2020 09:05 AM PST
Stone Centipedes - Photo (c) Jarvo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Stone Centipedes (Order Lithobiomorpha)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 12, 2020 01:22 PM PST
Western Pond Turtle - Photo (c) K Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Western Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata)
Added on December 14, 2020.
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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2020 11:25 AM PST

Description

In bucket #20. Millipede pillow.

Tylobolus - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Genus Tylobolus, a member of Spirobolid Millipedes (Family Spirobolidae)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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White Sweetclover Melilotus albus

Observer

edwardrooks

Date

December 12, 2020 10:38 AM PST
White Sweetclover - Photo (c) Steve Chilton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
merav's ID: White Sweetclover (Melilotus albus)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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European Earwig Forficula auricularia

Observer

chyroptera

Date

December 12, 2020 09:17 AM PST
European Earwig - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: European Earwig (Forficula auricularia)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2020 11:26 AM PST

Description

2 in bucket #21, one of them part of a bold fashion statement.

Tylobolus - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Genus Tylobolus, a member of Spirobolid Millipedes (Family Spirobolidae)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2020 11:26 AM PST

Description

2 in bucket #21, one of them part of a bold fashion statement.

Tylobolus - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Genus Tylobolus, a member of Spirobolid Millipedes (Family Spirobolidae)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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Milk Thistle Silybum marianum

Observer

chyroptera

Date

December 12, 2020 02:08 PM PST
Milk Thistle - Photo no rights reserved
merav's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Added on December 13, 2020.
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Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 12, 2020 12:18 PM PST
Bigleaf Maple - Photo (c) josh jackson, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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Valley Oak Quercus lobata

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

December 12, 2020 12:46 PM PST
Valley Oak - Photo (c) Liam O'Brien, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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California Buckeye Aesculus californica

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

December 12, 2020 12:48 PM PST
California Buckeye - Photo (c) Claudia Vieira, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: California Buckeye (Aesculus californica)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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Pumpkin Gall Wasp Dryocosmus minusculus

Observer

naturesarchive

Date

December 12, 2020 09:08 AM PST
Pumpkin Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Pumpkin Gall Wasp (Dryocosmus minusculus)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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California Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum

Observer

tejedarichard

Date

December 12, 2020 10:36 AM PST
California Buckwheat - Photo no rights reserved
merav's ID: California Buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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Fennel Foeniculum vulgare

Observer

naturesarchive

Date

December 12, 2020 10:47 AM PST
Fennel - Photo (c) Wouter Hagens, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
merav's ID: Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
Added on December 12, 2020.
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