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What

Yellow Jacket Nelusetta ayraud

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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Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Medium sized tree growing near river banks. Leaves are simple and lobed, dark green on top and slightly paler green on bottom. Branches sprouted from near the base of the trunk.

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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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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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Lacebug

Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 02:14 PM EDT

Description

Very small insect found on the leaf of a Mongolian Oak. Only a few mm in length, wings appear to almost completely cover it's back. Wings are rectangular and translucent with brown patterns and body is light brown in color. Picture taken from: http://plant-pest-advisory.rutgers.edu/oak-lace-bug-symptoms-have-bark-but-they-have-little-bite/

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Observer

msimons

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Approximately 20 mm in length with three distinct regions of the body. Coloration is yellow and black in an alternating pattern with a large black spot just between the wings and a black abdomen. Hairs cover most of the body.

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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.

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What

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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American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Black marking directly behind wing, with a yellow fury thorax. underside of the abdomen is black with a single yellow stripe on top.

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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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What

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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Walking Stick (Phasmatodea) Order Phasmida

Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 07:08 PM EDT

Description

Found on a Mongolian Oak in the National Arboretum. Insect has an elongated, stick like brown body with four yellow legs. It's immediate reaction to a potential threat was to remain perfectly still

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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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White Oak Quercus alba

Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

Description

Rounded, lobed leaves. The particular lead was taken off of a very young tree, it also shows several signs of top mines.

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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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Observer

kbhusarapuy01

Date

September 3, 2014 12:00 AM ADT

Description

test added on gnp

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Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Sapling white oak roughly 1 meter in height. Lobed leaves with no teeth or extended center vein.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Large (4-5cm), 5th instar, caterpillar found in two leaflet shelter on kudzu. yellow-green in color with brown head and orange eyespots.

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Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Roughly 1 meter in height with simple waxy leaves and green pods for seeds. Seed pods have ridges, and are filled with hair-like seeds.

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What

Pueraria lobata Pueraria montana var. lobata

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Invasive, viny plant covering large area near bank of the Anacostia River. Three leaflets per leaf.

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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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Yellow Jacket Genus Vespula

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 03:05 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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Walking Stick Family Phasmatidae

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 5, 2014 03:35 PM EDT

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Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

Observer

muir

Date

September 10, 2014 03:26 PM EDT

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black-throated green warbler Setophaga virens

Observer

muir

Date

September 10, 2014 03:33 PM EDT

Description

Not great photos, but I think the best fit is a black-throated green. Pine warbler also possible (?), but not consistent with what others reported that day.