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Vanduzee's Grasshopper (Esselenia vanduzeei)

Observer

josefloribundus

Date

February 23, 2024 10:42 AM PST

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Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)

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quiltedquetzal

Date

September 8, 2022 05:15 PM -04

Description

Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

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American Badger (Taxidea taxus)

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vishals

Date

July 2022

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Long-tailed Weasel (Neogale frenata)

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vishals

Date

June 2021

Description

Amazing observation watching this individual for over two hours

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North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis)

Observer

vishals

Description

Juvenile on a tree.

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Desert Woodrat (Neotoma lepida)

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stephstrag

Date

August 2019

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Scriptured Leaf Beetles (Genus Pachybrachis)

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darinjm7

Date

November 5, 2019 04:38 PM PST

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Oregon Aquatic Garter Snake (Thamnophis atratus ssp. hydrophilus)

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beesip

Date

June 12, 2023 05:51 PM PDT

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socaloutdoors

Date

August 11, 2019 03:12 PM PDT

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gvbox

Date

January 2023

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Nightjars and Nighthawks (Family Caprimulgidae)

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stephstrag

Date

May 31, 2019 09:56 AM PDT

Description

Didn’t get a good look at the adult when we accidentally flushed it, either common poorwill or lesser nighthawk. It flew low to the ground but that could be because it didn’t want to go far. Hopefully someone can ID through the chick!

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Hoover's Calicoflower (Downingia bella)

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snamoff

Date

May 18, 2019 01:14 PM PDT

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Banded Bee Flies (Tribe Villini)

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cae1

Date

May 16, 2019 11:45 AM PDT

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Melissa Blue (Plebejus melissa)

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guyincognito

Date

June 12, 2016 01:05 PM PDT

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Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis)

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dlm1965

Date

April 10, 2019 12:35 PM PDT

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Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)

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californiasafari

Date

April 8, 2019 06:33 PM PDT

Description

There were two of these under a pile of wood. This one was larger and the other was smaller. Probably its child.

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Trask Shoulderband Snail (Helminthoglypta traskii)

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zabbey

Date

February 2024

Description

To quote my buddy "that's kinky".

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kueda

Date

March 30, 2019 11:21 AM PDT

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Scriptured Leaf Beetles (Genus Pachybrachis)

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glmory

Date

March 25, 2019 12:04 PM PDT

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Red-and-white Asagena (Asagena fulva)

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cae1

Date

March 19, 2019 04:57 PM PDT

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Western Club Coral Fungus (Clavariadelphus occidentalis)

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yohl_iknal

Date

March 16, 2019 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Growing next to coast live oak

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Blue Roundhead (Stropharia caerulea)

Observer

ssugardenboy

Date

January 28, 2024 07:59 PM PST

Description

Pretty stoked about finding a mushroom of this color in person for the first time. I wish it smelled as interesting as it looked, great find nonetheless ☺️

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Bottle Liverworts (Genus Sphaerocarpos)

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acorncap

Date

March 7, 2019 11:25 AM PST

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Desert Evening-Primrose (Oenothera primiveris)

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kylegunther

Date

January 24, 2024 01:10 PM PST

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Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus)

Observer

birder93

Date

January 6, 2019 01:18 PM CST

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Thrips (Order Thysanoptera)

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glmory

Date

April 7, 2018 01:49 PM PDT

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glmory

Date

March 25, 2018 05:54 PM PDT

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Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

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russnamitz

Date

January 17, 2024 12:06 PM PST

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Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus)

Date

March 26, 2022 09:59 PM PDT

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Keratin Beetles (Family Trogidae)

Observer

carolblaney

Date

January 27, 2017 12:16 PM PST

Description

In the Box Springs Mountains Reserve

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Giant Sea Star (Pisaster giganteus)

Date

January 19, 2024 12:05 PM PST

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Thread-waisted Sand Wasps (Genus Ammophila)

Observer

ericjorgensen

Date

May 20, 2017 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Ammophila in flight with caterpillar. I could actually hear the plop as it hit the ground heavily each time to rest. It never flew more than about 25 cm above the surface.

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Timberlake's Blazingstar-Shortface (Xeralictus timberlakei)

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annikadrenidae

Date

April 22, 2017 09:58 AM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)

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michael182

Date

March 20, 2017 03:19 PM PDT

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What

Harford's Sulphur (Colias harfordii)

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xranger2013

Date

March 2018

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aaron_echols

Date

September 29, 2017 12:29 PM PDT

Description

On scrub oak galls

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glmory

Date

July 15, 2017 01:53 PM PDT

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Dogfaces (Genus Zerene)

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juliadanae

Date

June 2017

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glmory

Date

June 17, 2017 12:29 PM PDT

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kschnei

Date

April 19, 2017 09:56 AM PDT

Description

Under rock.

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Genus Tepa

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kschnei

Date

April 19, 2017 09:19 AM PDT

Description

Swept from vegetation, about 4 mm, genus confirmed by v belov - posted to BG here:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/1358338

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Fairy Shrimps (Order Anostraca)

Observer

peachykeehn

Date

January 28, 2017 12:00 AM PST

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Date

September 26, 2016 12:49 PM EDT

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What

Aalbu's Cave Pseudoscorpion (Archeolarca aalbui)

Observer

thefish0815

Date

September 11, 2016 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Mitchell caverns, providence mountains SRA. Endemic?

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alice_abela

Date

March 27, 2016 01:17 PM PDT

Description

Cedar Canyon Road, Mid Hills area, San Bernardino County, California

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alice_abela

Date

March 26, 2016 12:45 PM PDT

Description

Granite Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

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kschnei

Date

March 9, 2016

Description

Found under a rock.

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lianimals

Date

January 22, 2016

Place

Fort Irwin (Google, OSM)

Description

Four individuals of Cahuillus spp. observed following winter rain storms by Fort Irwin biologists. Live specimens as well as several empty shells observed at a depth of approx. 6 - 8" beneath deep cobble talus of igneous nature (basaltic).

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Genus Loxa

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hernandez_k

Date

December 3, 2015 09:00 AM PST

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Kangaroo Rats (Genus Dipodomys)

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cwbarrows

Date

September 23, 2010

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California Peony (Paeonia californica)

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sally6336

Date

December 28, 2023 10:00 AM PST

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Kellet's Whelk (Kelletia kelletii)

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mostlymarine

Date

December 23, 2018 03:51 PM PST

Description

Whelk eggs of some sort? Possibly kellets whelk because there were those whelks in that tank at one point (I think)

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 25, 2018 09:55 AM PST

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kimssight

Date

January 2024

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daniel-johnson

Date

August 3, 2018 05:16 PM PDT

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daniel-johnson

Date

August 1, 2018 03:05 PM PDT
Fungi

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Fungi Including Lichens (Kingdom Fungi)

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cathychambers

Date

March 18, 2018 02:51 PM PDT

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Red Net-winged Beetle (Dictyoptera simplicipes)

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rudy650

Date

February 2, 2018 09:35 AM PST

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Striped Sun Star (Solaster stimpsoni)

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nmabeln

Date

May 27, 2021 10:37 AM AKDT

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What

Striped Kelpfish (Gibbonsia metzi)

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kueda

Date

July 2, 2017 05:14 PM PDT

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What

Oso Flaco Robber Fly (Ablautus schlingeri)

Observer

alice_abela

Date

June 28, 2015 01:54 PM PDT

Description

Oso Flaco Robber Fly (Ablautus schlingeri) - Male with fly prey

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temminicki

Date

March 5, 2016 05:08 PM PST

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Nelson's Miloderes Weevil (Miloderes nelsoni)

Observer

dirtgirl

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

Blue green iridescent beetle on the Eureka Dunes.

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North American Legless Lizards (Genus Anniella)

Date

March 22, 2014

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What

Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)

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travisfarwell

Date

March 6, 2014

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What

Virgin River Fairy Bee (Perdita crotonis)

Observer

egordon88

Date

September 17, 2023 11:38 AM MDT

Description

Piedras Marcadas nature walk with @ellen5 and @mdpurdy

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ivan12

Date

June 17, 2023 08:41 AM PDT

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joaquinbm

Date

February 27, 2023 12:00 PM PST

Description

Found in tide pools

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Blood Stars (Genus Henricia)

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amandagersoff

Date

July 4, 2023 07:47 AM PDT

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Bee-mimic Robber Flies (Genus Laphria)

Observer

kailh

Date

July 15, 2023 02:13 PM PDT

Description

the fly was on a window, trying to get outside. In the last two photos it got some cobwebs on its wings, which is why they are bent toward each other. It freed itself from the cobwebs.

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bee_ecology

Date

September 20, 2023 11:49 AM PDT

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bugbb

Date

July 8, 2023 10:27 AM PDT

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Chia (Salvia hispanica)

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meister529

Date

November 6, 2023 12:14 PM PST

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California Lyresnake (Trimorphodon lyrophanes)

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suereel

Date

December 20, 2023 10:24 AM PST

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Coast Patchnose Snake (Salvadora hexalepis ssp. virgultea)

Observer

g_heaton

Date

December 2023

Description

Definitely not on my radar for December! Looks to be one that hatched this year

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Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas)

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georgegibbs

Date

March 29, 2011 01:23 PM PDT

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North American Deer Mice (Genus Peromyscus)

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hdunahoo

Date

December 1, 2023 06:03 PM PST

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Pinhead Spot Snail (Paralaoma servilis)

Date

December 8, 2023 01:30 PM PST

Description

Diameter = 1.75 mm. Beat from dead palm fronds.

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abisanford

Date

October 2, 2023 01:03 PM PDT

Description

Seen at Goldfish Bowl dive site on Anacapa Island. ~30 feet down. Was ~1.2 feet across. Many other individuals seen in area.

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Fairy Bees (Genus Perdita)

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cae1

Date

December 4, 2023 12:05 PM PST

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What

Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)

Observer

robert_thibault

Date

November 2017

Description

Melbourne Australia
Healesville to Geelong

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Desert Kingsnake (Lampropeltis splendida)

Observer

bridgetspencer

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Date

November 18, 2023 03:02 PM PST

Description

These Whiteflies were on a the underside of a Hollyleaf Cherry leaf. The other leaves were unaffected.

Host plant observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/191820921

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Pacific Lion's Mane Jelly (Cyanea ferruginea)

Date

Missing Date

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gvbox

Date

November 24, 2023 10:54 AM PST

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russnamitz

Date

November 29, 2023 09:40 AM PST

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Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko (Phyllodactylus nocticolus)

Observer

g_heaton

Date

November 18, 2023 09:07 PM PST

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Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)

Observer

g_heaton

Date

November 19, 2023 03:52 PM PST

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Click Beetles (Family Elateridae)

Observer

wilmot

Date

July 17, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

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Oso Flaco Flightless Moth (Areniscythris brachypteris)

Observer

tiwane

Description

Totally had to reprogam my normal moth search instincts to find this beauty. Instead of swiveling my head to anything flying, I looked at teeny bugs scurrying or hopping on the sand.

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Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants, and Allies (Superfamily Pompiloidea)

Observer

arheyman01

Date

September 29, 2023 03:12 PM PDT

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Assassin Bugs (Family Reduviidae)

Observer

arheyman01

Date

September 30, 2023 01:00 PM PDT

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christrent

Date

November 2023

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What

Elongated Violet Snail (Janthina umbilicata)

Observer

christrent

Date

November 2023

Description

The shell.