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eastern raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 17, 2014 08:25 PM EDT

Description

Two individuals of similar size walking down the alley.

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Eastern Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 17, 2014 08:18 AM EDT

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Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 16, 2014 05:53 PM EDT

Description

Definitely a pedestrian hazard near the sidewalk.

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Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 16, 2014 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Grooming itself in the sun.

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Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

msimons

Date

September 13, 2014 06:52 PM EDT

Description

Found on the George Washington University campus using a yellow pan trap.

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

lhankin

Date

September 13, 2014 02:50 PM EDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

lhankin

Date

September 13, 2014 02:49 PM EDT

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Observer

msimons

Date

September 12, 2014 03:23 PM EDT

Description

Small fly with large, colorful (primarily orange with spots of green and blue) eyes and sparse hairs covering the body. Body has a reflective quality with an orange tint.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Description

This bee is commonly found on George Washington University grounds thanks to Hartmut Doebel's bee hives in Lisner Hall. They enjoy a diversity of plants and make honey for the Founding Farmer's restaurant in Georgetown.

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Yellow Jacket Genus Vespula

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 03:05 PM EDT

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Flies Order Diptera

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:56 PM EDT

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Sweat Bees Family Halictidae

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:54 PM EDT

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Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:27 PM EDT

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Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:57 AM EDT

Description

This is one of the most common kinds of bees found in The George Washington University grounds during this season. This particular one was found in front of Monroe Hall. It is the size of half of a human thumb and has a lot of hair.

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Damselfly

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

Description

This damselfly was very narrow and the size of the lavender leaf. The head is dark blue with black stripes and the tail is a bright, baby blue color.

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Lavender Genus Lavandula

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:44 AM EDT

Description

You will find lavender outside of the psychology department of The George Washington University. It is a couple of feet off the ground and the flowers are a very light purple color - characteristic of the lavender plant.

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American Red Fox Vulpes vulpes ssp. fulvus

Observer

timbir5

Date

September 12, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

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Chilli Peppers Capsicum annuum

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Description

These peppers were the milder form of chili peppers and are as thin as a pencil and shorter than your pinky! They taste like regular peppers. (Mild ones) and have around 10 seeds near the stem

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Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

- black and yellow striped
- covered in small hairs
- 6 legs
- wings
- set of antennas

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Reddish brown in color with black and yellow bands on the abdomen. On the final set of legs there are prominent pollen baskets. Hair with split ends, as characteristics of Apidae. (From http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Apis_mellifera)

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Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Abdomen is yellow with five black stripes. Long, pointed stinger.

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Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

-Has a yellow and black patterned body.
-3 part body (head, thorax, abdomen
-2 black antennas
-6 yellow legs from thorax
- set of wings

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Grass Skippers Subfamily Hesperiinae

Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught on a cone flower outside GW Textile Museum.

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Honeybee Apis mellifera

Observer

msimons

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Striped yellow and dark brown body, pattern extends to the bottom and end of the abdomen. Golden storage pouches can be seen on both hind legs (see picture), both are large in size. Hair appears to thinly cover its body, with the thickest area being by and on the head.

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Sweat Bees Family Halictidae

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

-main body 3 distinct parts
-2 sets of wings
- antenna
- black
- six legs
- ~0.4 cm long

Tags

bee

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What

American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus

Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Saw it on lavender plants outside of the GW Psychology Dept. building.

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Fly Order Diptera

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

- 6 legs
- upper body a darker color then lower
- antenna
- wings

Tags

fly

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Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught in a Yellow UV(-) pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm. In the Hymenoptera order.

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Soldier Flies Family Stratiomyidae

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Relatively small in length (~2-3mm in length) Bright orange eyes and iridescence thorax.