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What

Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Calves stepping out onto the highway

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What

Kern's Flower Scarab Euphoria kernii

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

"Somebody broke my tail"

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What

Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Bees Epifamily Anthophila

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

abdomen is red

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

It's a challenge to sort out the elytral markings from the pollen grains.
http://texasento.net/TXBuprestidae.htm

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What

Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Nysa Roadside-Skipper Amblyscirtes nysa

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Little skipper decided to own my sock, and was unfazed by the camera

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What

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Snowberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Honors to Jotol whose keen eye picked out this odd shrub. The shrub list at www.kswildflower.org got me on the right track. ID based on species descriptions at SEINet
http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/taxa/index.php?tid=18796&taxauthid=1&clid=0

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Greater Earless Lizard Cophosaurus texanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Hackberry Emperor Asterocampa celtis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Hackberry Emperor Asterocampa celtis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

with a tiny fly on its wing

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What

Riverbank Grape Vitis riparia

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Black Maidenhair Fern Adiantum capillus-veneris

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Six-spotted Flower Strangalia Strangalia sexnotata

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Lynx Spider Oxyopes scalaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

coexisting peacefully with a longhorn beetle (photo 6)

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What

Hairless Bee Fly Poecilognathus unimaculatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Ivyleaf Groundcherry Physalis hederifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

It seems my Nikon is particularly bad at hairstreaks

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What

Climbing Milkweed Funastrum cynanchoides

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

trailing vine; leaves just slightly hairy

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What

White Rock-Lettuce Pinaropappus roseus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Prairie Sunflower Helianthus petiolaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

While photographing a checkered beetle, i noticed this little drama on the flipside of the sunflower.
This observation is for the FLY, caught by a flower crab

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

While photographing a checkered beetle, i noticed this little drama on the flipside of the sunflower.
This observation is for the SPIDER

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Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

predaceous on insects; Trichodes adults also feed on pollen
https://bugguide.net/node/view/292037

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What

Red Satyr Megisto rubricata

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)
Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Stem gall on Psilostrophe tagetina. Several plants, but not all, exhibited one such gall

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What

Woolly Paperflower Psilostrophe tagetina

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 18, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)
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