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Metallic Green Bees Genus Agapostemon

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alfredoeloisa

Date

July 1, 2015

Place

zumpango (Google, OSM)

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phrafa96

Date

June 25, 2015

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Lined Chiton Tonicella lineata

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Here's another Tonicella lineata (Lined Chiton), found under a rock during the minus tide.

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wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

This 6" empty tube is from a Spiochaetopterus costarum (Jointed Three-section Tubeworm), found on the beach at low tide.

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Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

We saw two healthy juvenile Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Stars), larger than the 4" juveniles I've been seeing lately. This one was about 7" across.

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alfredoeloisa

Date

July 1, 2015

Place

zumpango (Google, OSM)

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

We saw about a dozen healthy, mature Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Stars) today during the minus tide.

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Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

This is a beautiful Petrolisthes eriomerus (Flattop Crab) with a 1" carapace, a porcelain crab identified with its blue joints. It was under a rock during a minus tide.

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wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Here are two Onchidoris bilamellata (Barnacle-eating Nudibranchs) with eggs, found under a rock during a minus tide.

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Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

sarka

Date

June 25, 2015

Description

or critnita? - Female

Found under debris on ground. Made hissing type sounds when disturbed.

How can you tell the difference between the two species???

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Papillate Sea Slug Aeolidia papillosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Could these be the eggs of the Shaggy Mouse Nudibranch (Aeolidia papillosa)? The whole cluster is just about an inch across, found under a rock and photographed during a minus tide with a macro lens.

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chiarafedrigotti

Date

July 2, 2015 06:57 AM CEST

Description

Trovato dietro le imposte del terrazzo di casa (il corpo era lungo quasi 60 mm e l'avambraccio sui 35 - 40 mm)

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House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

glmory

Date

June 30, 2015 05:02 PM PDT

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Butterflies Superfamily Papilionoidea

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phrafa96

Date

June 29, 2015

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glmory

Date

June 30, 2015 05:10 PM PDT

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Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

Observer

glmory

Date

June 30, 2015 04:53 PM PDT

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cudweed Genus Pseudognaphalium

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:45 PM PDT

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wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

I think this may be a Notocomplana spp. (Intertidal Flatworm). It was about 2"long and discovered on a rock during the minus tide.

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

connlindajo

Date

June 25, 2015 03:43 PM CDT

Description

"On the Square" in Lexington TX...
Could not get a photo of the swallows, but enjoyed their noisy show as they flew over 3rd Street in downtown area.
So, took photo of mud nests in awning over sidewalk.

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Flowering plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:47 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

glmory

Date

June 30, 2015 05:09 PM PDT

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ripgut brome Bromus diandrus

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:41 PM PDT

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purple sage Salvia leucophylla

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:44 PM PDT

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California Croton Croton californicus

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:39 PM PDT

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Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:39 PM PDT

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wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

This 4" wide Membranipora villosa (Kelp-encrusting Bryozoan) had some tiny barnacles growing on it, and was fraying a bit, like old lace.

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Plumose anemone Metridium senile

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Lots of Metridium senile (Short Plumose Anemone), many hanging upside-down during the minus tide, and a few under water.

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Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas Order Lagomorpha

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:35 PM PDT

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Blackclaw Crestleg Crab Lophopanopeus bellus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

This Lophopanopeus bellus (Black-clawed aka Blackclaw Crestleg Crab) was about 1" across and was under a rock with a Pygmy Rock Crab, found during a minus tide.

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

Observer

glmory

Date

June 29, 2015 06:34 PM PDT