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What

Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus)

Observer

guidingguida

Date

February 2024

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What

Black-and-gold Bumble Bee (Bombus auricomus)

Observer

csledge

Date

August 5, 2023 01:52 PM CDT

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Observer

matthew_wills

Date

February 15, 2024 11:54 AM EST

Description

On Willow Oak/Q. phellos

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What

Rusty-patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis)

Observer

gamelaner

Date

July 2018

Description

When I first saw this bee, I was sure it was B. affinis. But the distinctive pattern on the thorax is missing, and the "patch" is very faint. I'd like to know what others think.

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What

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

January 19, 2024 12:54 PM EST

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What

Arthropods (Phylum Arthropoda)

Observer

csledge

Date

July 21, 2023 01:50 PM CDT

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What

Bacterial Crown Gall (Agrobacterium radiobacter)

Observer

zitserm

Date

January 12, 2024 04:16 PM EST

Description

A gall, about 2 inches in diameter, on Lindera benzoin

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Observer

zitserm

Date

February 5, 2023 12:09 PM EST

Description

Ethan did the microscopy to identify this fungus:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/148491646

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What

Pale Green Assassin Bug (Zelus luridus)

Observer

csledge

Date

June 2021

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Observer

zitserm

Date

January 4, 2024 12:46 PM EST

Description

A beautiful yellowish brown polypore growing in an effused manner on a decorticated hardwood. Pores irregular. Thick dissepiments.

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What

Cutworm Moths and Allies (Family Noctuidae)

Observer

jenniferf4

Date

December 2023

Description

this spruce had old adelgid galls on shoot tips and many and pine needle scales on the spruce needles. Maybe whatever was in these egg cases is a predator of adelgids or scales or maybe just incidental.

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What

Flanged Smartweed (Persicaria amphibia var. stipulacea)

Observer

gpappas

Date

July 2020

Description

Floating along margins of pond. Southwestern Laramie County, WY.

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Observer

sedgequeen

Date

November 12, 2023 04:26 PM PST

Description

for the white hairs around the cap of the mushroom

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What

Rugose-chested Sweat Bee (Lasioglossum pectorale)

Observer

morcutt

Date

July 5, 2023 10:25 AM CDT

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What

Couch's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii)

Observer

danbeckman

Date

November 7, 2023 01:12 PM MST

Description

Poor little guy seemed pretty far from any surface water

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Observer

esummerbell

Date

October 27, 2023 04:58 PM EDT

Description

On Q alba

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Observer

esummerbell

Date

October 27, 2023 05:34 PM EDT

Description

On Q alba

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What

Common Eastern Bumble Bee (Bombus impatiens)

Observer

xris

Date

September 20, 2023 12:08 PM EDT

Description

Eastern bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) visiting flowers of NOID Symphyotrichum in my garden, Flatbush, Brooklyn, NYC, September 2023

The black band across the thorax, rather than a central dot or patch, doesn't look right for impatiens. Maybe citrinus?

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Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

February 6, 2023 08:08 PM EST

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What

Life (Life)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

October 22, 2023 10:55 AM EDT

Description

Growth on twig of Pignut Hickory/Carya glabra.

Is this just an unformed fruit? Five parts, lack of petiole/stem, and time of year suggest not.

Nothing similar on Gallformers.

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What

Hackberry Pear-shaped Gall Midge (Celticecis pyriformis)

Observer

csledge

Date

June 26, 2023 10:38 AM CDT

Description

Celtis occidentalis

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Observer

guidingguida

Date

October 22, 2023 10:21 AM CDT

Description

On a northern red oak. Originally a Callirhytis quercusgemmaria gall but size, large shape, persistence and woodiness is due to being parasitized

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What

Coyote (Canis latrans)

Observer

kimcwren

Date

December 2021

Description

Seemed to be two sets of padded-foot tracks mostly single-file paces following the edge of the cornfield. Photos 3 and 5 show the tracks curving as animals entered the cornfield. It looked as if one set of tracks showed tail dragging, and the other did not (hope you can see that in a couple of the photos). The paces seemed measured and even. I don't believe either were domestic dogs. The tracks seemed to overlap those of smaller mammals leaving the woods and entering the cornfield.

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What

Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus)

Observer

ryanneunderhill

Date

October 2023

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Observer

mhincz

Date

October 9, 2023 06:24 PM EDT

Description

Probably on pin oak (Quercus palustris) in marshy forest area

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What

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

Observer

douggoldman

Date

September 22, 2023 02:55 PM EDT

Description

A young tree with some acorn cap scales that show signs of introgression with Quercus macrocarpa, but otherwise is a nice example of Q. bicolor due to the long fruit peduncle, leaf shape, peeling bark, and swampy habitat.

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What

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

October 1, 2023 10:38 AM EDT

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What

Acorn Plum Gall Wasp (Amphibolips quercusjuglans)

Observer

csledge

Date

August 15, 2023 11:09 AM CDT

Description

Quercus rubra/ellipsoidalis

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What

Ferriss' Horsetail (Equisetum × ferrissii)

Observer

ethan-k

Date

May 22, 2021 12:44 PM MST

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What

Sonoran Bumble Bee (Bombus sonorus)

Observer

conorflynn

Date

August 20, 2023 12:21 PM MST

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What

Woolly Catkin Gall Wasp (Callirhytis quercusoperator)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

September 22, 2023 11:33 AM EDT

Description

I think these are the remains of this gall. On Scarlet Oak/Q. coccinea,

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What

Seaside Threeawn (Aristida tuberculosa)

Observer

goatprairie

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What

Hickory Supine Squash Gall Midge (Caryomyia supina)

Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

September 10, 2023 10:47 AM EDT

Description

This is for the two skinny green ones, which I thought at first glance might have been leafhoppers.

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What

Dust Mites (Family Pyroglyphidae)

Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

March 30, 2016 08:00 PM EDT

Description

I think it's a dust mite? I was working on the computer one night, and noticed that a speck of dust was slowly but steadily making its way across my computer monitor. I had just acquired a used MP-E65mm lens, and thought Hey! Perfect opportunity to try that out! I took a whole bunch of photos, as it was moving, and managed to get this one in fairly sharp focus.

The colors around it are pixels on my screen.

For the second image: I immediately after photographed a ruler at the same magnification. The pale lines here are the same width as the lines on the ruler, and spaced accordingly as well. That space is a millimeter. You can see that nearly four and a half of these critters fit across 1mm. I'm not good at math, so you get this image.

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What

Eastern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica)

Observer

jeffdc

Date

September 20, 2023 09:57 PM EDT

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What

Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)

Observer

bobdunlap321

Date

September 17, 2023 12:52 PM CDT

Description

One of at least 14 individuals present in the SNA, mostly in the southern half

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What

Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi)

Observer

bbolduan

Description

Several present

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Observer

raho

Date

September 14, 2023 02:53 PM CDT

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What

Rusty-patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis)

Observer

morcutt

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Observer

heatherholm

Date

July 29, 2023 10:50 AM CDT

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What

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

Observer

chanmmmm

Date

July 13, 2023 12:16 AM CDT

Description

Camera trap photo from Chan Dolan's MS thesis research on nesting bumble bees. Image is from a trail camera focused on a bumble bee nest. Pictured is likely a predator of said nest.

All research carried out in the State Park was conducted with the proper permits.

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What

Arizona Muhly (Muhlenbergia arizonica)

Observer

danbeckman

Date

August 29, 2023 07:37 AM MST

Description

Beckman 438

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Observer

cheins1

Date

August 19, 2023

Description

Juvenile

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What

Harvestmen (Order Opiliones)

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 17, 2023 02:08 PM EDT

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What

Half-black Bumble Bee (Bombus vagans)

Observer

bibaker

Date

August 21, 2023 10:11 AM CDT

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What

Rusty-patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis)

Observer

swanlefitte

Date

June 2023

Description

I posted 2 from here yesterday but went back today. This is the most defining shot.

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Observer

cgvanegas

Date

August 15, 2023 09:31 AM CDT

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What

Lemon Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus citrinus)

Observer

chanmmmm

Date

August 14, 2023 07:46 PM CDT

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What

Elm Zigzag Sawfly (Aproceros leucopoda)

Observer

owenclarkin

Date

August 13, 2023 10:17 AM EDT

Description

A sub-canopy Ulmus americana almost completely defoliated by EZS

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What

Texas Leafcutter Bee (Megachile texana)

Observer

morcutt

Date

August 13, 2023 02:16 PM CDT

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What

Fog-belt Bumble Bee (Bombus caliginosus)

Observer

sedgequeen

Date

August 2023

Place

Oregon, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

sedgequeen

Date

August 9, 2023 05:12 PM PDT

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What

Odorous House Ant (Tapinoma sessile)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

August 10, 2023 12:09 PM EDT

Description

Odorous House? Very aggressive: just touching the far side of the leaf got them roiled up. They're farming Smoky Poplar Aphids/Chaitophorus populicola on Populus tremuloides. See https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/177812402 for aphids.

Last year observed Crematogaster ants doing the same thing on same trees: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/123947752

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What

Hunt's Bumble Bee (Bombus huntii)

Observer

quailord

Date

July 25, 2023 07:30 AM MDT

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What

Prairie Coneflower Gall Midge (Asphondylia ratibidae)

Observer

morcutt

Date

August 9, 2023 12:35 PM CDT

Description

Host plant: Ratibida pinnata

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What

Hunt's Bumble Bee (Bombus huntii)

Observer

andybirkey

Date

August 8, 2023 07:47 AM MDT

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What

American Bumble Bee (Bombus pensylvanicus)

Observer

her_sinking_sun

Date

August 2, 2017 11:10 AM CDT

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What

Oblique Streaktail (Allograpta obliqua)

Observer

morcutt

Date

August 3, 2023 01:21 PM CDT

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What

Ross's Sedge (Carex rossii)

Observer

mattlavin

Date

July 26, 2019 06:13 PM MDT

Description

A bunched to mat-forming sedge common in open understory at middle elevations. This sedge grows on steep loose slopes along the trails near the reservoir and seemingly stabilizes the loose slopes along the trail. Collected at the Hyalite Reservoir area near the picnic area on the northwest site of the reservoir. This bunch was falling onto the trail.

Ross's sedge a native bunched sedge that also is mat-forming to spreading via rhizomes. It most commonly inhabits open understory at middle elevations in the mountains. The bunches are usually less than 30 cm tall. This species produces pistillate spikes below the staminate spikes and both types of spikes are pedunculate, often short-pedunculate. The spikes themselves are often few-flowered, especially the pistillate spikes. The perigynia are roundish in cross section because the enclosed achene is obovoid or obtusely trigonous in cross section.

Flickr album https://flickr.com/photos/plant_diversity/albums/72157663234546098

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What

White-shouldered Bumble Bee (Bombus appositus)

Observer

hydapse

Date

July 20, 2020 09:36 AM MDT

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Observer

guidingguida

Date

July 2, 2021 04:35 PM CDT

Description

Gall in axillary buds of Canadian Buffalo Berry (Shepherdia canadensis)

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What

Common Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)

Observer

jess900127

Date

June 9, 2023 12:15 PM CDT

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What

Hackberry Gall Psyllids (Genus Pachypsylla)

Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

July 15, 2023 03:27 PM EDT

Description

Star or Disc?

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What

European Woolcarder Bee (Anthidium manicatum)

Observer

krmenzel

Date

July 7, 2023 06:01 PM CDT

Description

On Stachys byzantina, Stachys officinalis (or S. monieri?), lavender, and other nearby nectar plants in garden. This is a different individual than my July 4, 2023, observation...different yellow markings.

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What

Broad-handed Leafcutter Bee (Megachile latimanus)

Observer

morcutt

Date

July 15, 2023 04:27 PM CDT

Description

I’m very much against hybridization of species for human entertainment, but I think this golden latimanus looks like a thimble-sized maneless liger.

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What

Grape Tumid Gallmaker Midge (Vitisiella brevicauda)

Observer

goatprairie

Date

July 16, 2023 11:18 AM CDT

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What

Tricolored Bumble Bee (Bombus ternarius)

Observer

jonathan_sellman

Date

July 2023

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What

Broad-handed Leafcutter Bee (Megachile latimanus)

Observer

morcutt

Date

July 9, 2023 01:23 PM CDT

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Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

July 3, 2023 04:12 PM EDT

Description

Lots of this around here lately

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What

Oak Rough Bulletgall Wasp (Disholcaspis quercusmamma)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

July 1, 2023 12:59 PM EDT

Description

On Swamp White Oak/Q. bicolor

Ants observed separately: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/170533684

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What

Magnolia Green Jumping Spider (Lyssomanes viridis)

Observer

ashley_bradford

Date

October 6, 2018 12:15 PM EDT

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What

Spiny Witch-Hazel Gall Aphid (Hamamelistes spinosus)

Observer

paul_dennehy

Date

June 25, 2023 02:18 PM EDT

Description

Maybe? On Betula

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What

Black Walnut Petiole Gall Mite (Aceria caulis)

Observer

zitserm

Date

June 2023

Description

Brilliant fuchsia colored gall on petiole of Eastern Black Walnut. When I first noticed that splash of color, I thought it might be a hairy scrunchie or some other human accessory.

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Observer

csledge

Date

June 19, 2021 08:46 AM CDT

Description

Populus tremuloides leaf underside 5mm across.

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What

Black-and-gold Bumble Bee (Bombus auricomus)

Observer

gamelaner

Date

June 10, 2023 01:08 PM CDT

Description

Found dead in a sandy patch in the prairie.

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What

Fir Broom Rust (Melampsorella elatina)

Observer

ken_j_allison

Date

June 3, 2023 05:04 PM EDT

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What

Blackberry Orange Rust (Gymnoconia peckiana)

Observer

jenniferf4

Date

June 11, 2022 06:30 PM CDT

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What

Small White Lady's-Slipper (Cypripedium candidum)

Observer

danders4

Date

June 2023

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What

Strawberry Bush (Euonymus americanus)

Observer

zitserm

Date

June 2023

Description

Flowering

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Observer

mrostrowski

Date

May 28, 2023 06:48 PM CDT

Description

On Acer negundo

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What

Sand Fringepod (Thysanocarpus curvipes)

Observer

stevejones

Date

April 17, 2023 10:59 AM MST

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What

Apical Rosinweed Gall Wasp (Antistrophus silphii)

Observer

benbullard

Date

May 21, 2023 06:36 PM CDT

Description

Host Silphium perfoliatum

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What

Dunning's Miner (Andrena dunningi)

Observer

morcutt

Date

May 24, 2022 11:14 AM CDT

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What

Prairie Pasqueflower (Pulsatilla nuttalliana)

Observer

csledge

Date

April 17, 2023 11:39 AM CDT

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Observer

matthew_wills

Date

April 24, 2023 01:25 PM EDT

Description

Northern Red Oak/Q. rubra

The caterpillar eating here observed separately: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/156511677

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What

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)

Observer

neylon

Date

April 20, 2023 08:39 AM CDT

Tags

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What

Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)

Observer

dianen5

Date

March 23, 2023 10:47 AM MST

Description

Woodpecker holes?

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What

Warlock's Butter (Exidia nigricans)

Observer

maricel-patino

Date

March 23, 2023 03:31 AM EDT

Description

On beech branch. Park.

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What

Lemon Cuckoo Bumble Bee (Bombus citrinus)

Observer

morcutt

Date

August 1, 2022 10:07 AM CDT

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What

Half-black Bumble Bee (Bombus vagans)

Observer

morcutt

Date

August 1, 2022 04:28 PM CDT

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Observer

matthew_wills

Date

February 12, 2023 01:11 PM EST

Description

Lots of these mini burls/galls on this viburnum. (I think it's Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Shasta'). Notably, another viburnum of the same type about fifteen feet away doesn't have a single one. (Example cut in half was from twig on ground.)

Reminiscent of Pseudomonas savastanoi on Forsythia.

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What

Beaked Twig Gall Wasp (Burnettweldia plumbella)

Observer

jrebman

Date

February 12, 2023 10:34 AM PST

Description

Many galls taking over Quercus dumosa

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Observer

zitserm

Date

January 21, 2023 01:25 PM EST

Description

This oak was covered with these galls

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What

Eastern Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis ssp. borealis)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

February 3, 2023 11:51 AM EST

Description

Yesterday, I saw three juveniles simultaneously in this area; today, it was two adults.

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What

Fairy Pins (Phaeocalicium polyporaeum)

Observer

gamelaner

Date

January 12, 2022 04:43 PM CST

Description

Growing on Violet-toothed Polypore.

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What

Garden Ghost Spider (Hibana gracilis)

Observer

ken_j_allison

Date

January 23, 2023 12:56 PM EST

Description

On top of 20 cm of snow in woodland.

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Observer

kimcwren

Date

November 2021

Description

On a decaying fallen hardwood branch. Mesic hardwood forest.

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What

Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus)

Observer

yelloweyedjunco

Date

January 9, 2023

Description

highly unusual for date + location

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What

Milwaukee Mining Bee (Andrena milwaukeensis)

Observer

morcutt

Date

May 28, 2022 01:04 PM CDT

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What

Cinnabar Bracket (Trametes sanguinea)

Observer

jeffdc

Date

January 2, 2023 01:43 PM EST

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