Month: June 2019

Amphiuma means, 24 February 2013

Amphiuma means, the Two-toed amphiuma; Lowndes county, Georgia (24 February 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Farancia abacura abacura, 05 August 2012

Farancia abacura abacura, the Eastern mud snake; Lanier county, Georgia (05 August 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. A common occurrence in south Georgia, Mud snakes are often hit by vehicles after the serpents move beyond their home waters following a nice… Continue Reading “Farancia abacura abacura, 05 August 2012”

Python regius (captive), 27 April 2006

Python regius, the Ball python (captive); Volusia county, Florida (27 April 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org and the Johnson Lab at the UF. Though this individual was not found in the wild, Ball pythons are found throughout Florida every now and… Continue Reading “Python regius (captive), 27 April 2006”

Chelydra serpentina, 13 May 2009

Chelydra serpentina, the Snapping turtle; Miami-Dade county, Florida (13 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Danaus gilippus, 03 March 2012

Danaus gilippus, the Queen butterfly; Brevard county, Florida (03 March 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bulow Creek State Park, 27 June 2019

Bulow Creek State Park; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about Bulow Creek State Park from floridastateparks.org and Friends of the Tomoka Basin.

Micrurus fulvius, 27 June 2019

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Note: This youngster had just been killed by an Eastern coral snake. My accidental arrival on the scene caused the Eastern coral snake to abandon its… Continue Reading “Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019”

Micrurus fulvius (no longer) consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake, (no longer) consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about these species at iNaturalist.org: The Eastern coral snake and the Scarlet kingsnake.

Micrurus fulvius consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake, consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; [Cropped & Sightly Pixelated] Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about these species at iNaturalist.org: The Eastern coral snake and the Scarlet kingsnake.

Micrurus fulvius consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake, consuming Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about these species at iNaturalist.org: The Eastern coral snake and the Scarlet kingsnake.

Bulow Creek State Park, 27 June 2019

Bulow Creek State Park; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about Bulow Creek State Park from floridastateparks.org and Friends of the Tomoka Basin.

Sabal palmetto, 27 June 2019

Sabal palmetto, the Cabbage palmetto; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bulow Creek State Park, 27 June 2019

Bulow Creek State Park; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about Bulow Creek State Park from floridastateparks.org and Friends of the Tomoka Basin.

Callinectes sapidus, 27 June 2019

Callinectes sapidus, the Atlantic blue crab; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bulow Creek State Park, 27 June 2019

Bulow Creek State Park; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about Bulow Creek State Park from floridastateparks.org and Friends of the Tomoka Basin.

Actias luna, 27 June 2019

Actias luna, the Luna moth; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bulow Creek State Park, 27 June 2019

Bulow Creek State Park; Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019). Learn more about Bulow Creek State Park from floridastateparks.org and Friends of the Tomoka Basin.

Acrolophus plumifrontella, 15 July 2013

Acrolophus plumifrontella, the Eastern grass tubeworm moth; Lowndes county, Georgia (15 July 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Prolimacodes badia, 11 May 2013

Prolimacodes badia, the Skiff moth; Lowndes county, Georgia (11 May 2013, Nikon D90). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eurycea quadridigitata, 19 March 2013

Eurycea quadridigitata, the Dwarf salamander; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 March 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta scripta, 12 April 2012

Trachemys scripta scripta, the Yellow-bellied slider; Lowndes county, Georgia (12 April 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Spilosoma congrua, 11 May 2015

Spilosoma congrua, the Agreeable tiger moth; Volusia county, Florida (11 May 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta rufescens, 18 March 2006

Egretta rufescens, the Reddish egret; Brevard county, Florida (18 March 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 23 April 2016

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Nassau county, Florida (23 April 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. NOTE: Some consider the Nassau county bandeds to be Nerodia fasciata fasciata, the Southern banded watersnake.

Papilio cresphontes, 04 June 2016

Papilio cresphontes, the Eastern giant swallowtail; Volusia county, Florida (04 June 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Callopistria mollissima, 24 March 2013

Callopistria mollissima, the Pink-shaded fern moth; Lowndes county, Georgia (24 March 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Papilio palamedes, 23 April 2016

Papilio palamedes, the Palamedes swallowtail; Nassau county, Florida (23 April 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Cosmosoma myrodora, 20 September 2015

Cosmosoma myrodora, the Scarlet-bodied wasp moth; Volusia county, Florida (20 September 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Seirarctia echo, 11 May 2015

Seirarctia echo, the Echo moth; Volusia county, Florida (11 May 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Coluber constrictor priapus, 22 July 2016

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer; Volusia county, Florida (22 July 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Spodoptera dolichos, 23 March 2014

Spodoptera dolichos, the Sweet potato armyworm moth; Volusia county, Florida (23 March 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hemidactylus turcicus, 05 May 2009

Hemidactylus turcicus, the Mediterranean gecko; Lake county, Florida (05 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hyla squirella, 04 July 2014

Hyla squirella, the Squirrel treefrog; Volusia county, Florida (04 July 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anisota virginiensis, 27 May 2015

Anisota virginiensis, the Pink-striped oakworm moth; Volusia county, Florida (27 May 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Homo sapiens (and fire), 02 July 2014

Homo sapiens, the Human; Volusia county, Florida (02 July 2014). Fire jugglers, dancers, and performers doing their thing on Ormond Beach at night. Learn more about this species at Wikipedia.org.

Gastrophryne carolinenis (eggs), 27 June 2014

Gastrophryne carolinensis, the Eastern narrowmouth toad (eggs); Lake county, Florida (27 June 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Urosaurus ornatus, 08 June 2011

Urosaurus ornatus, the Ornate tree lizard; Grand county, Utah (08 June 2011) Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Uta stansburiana, 10 June 2011

Uta stansburiana, the Side-blotched lizard San Juan county, Utah (10 June 2011) Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia taxispilota, 14 March 2019

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (14 March 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudacris crucifer, 12 February 2013

Pseudacris crucifer, the Spring peeper; Lowndes county, Georgia (12 February 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anaxyrus americanus charlesmithi, 02 July 2007

Anaxyrus americanus charlesmithi, the Dwarf American toad; Cleveland county, Oklahoma (02 July 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lithobates blairi, 03 July 2007

Lithobates blairi, the Plains leopard frog; Cleveland county, Oklahoma (03 July 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Cosmosoma myrodora, 23 April 2015

Cosmosoma myrodora, the Scarlet-bodied wasp moth; Volusia county, Florida (23 April 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Platalea ajaja, 25 February 2007

Platalea ajaja, the Roseate spoonbill; Brevard county, Florida (25 February 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Masticophis flagellum flagellum, 26 May 2016

Masticophis flagellum flagellum, the Eastern coachwhip; Lake county, Florida (26 May 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anaxyrus quercicus, 29 September 2012

Anaxyrus quercicus, the Oak toad; Charleston county, Georgia (29 September 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Harrisimemna trisignata, 21 July 2013

Harrisimemna trisignata, the Harris’s three-spot moth; Lowndes county, Georgia (21 July 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Acris gryllus, 10 March 2013

Acris gryllus, the Southern cricket frog; Lowndes county, Georgia (10 March 2013). Also known as Acris gryllus gryllus, the nominate subspecies (the Coastal plains cricket frog). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eleutherodactylus planirostris, 28 February 2015

Eleutherodactylus planirostris, the Greenhouse frog; Lake county, Florida (28 Februaray 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.