Month: September 2019

Agraulis vanillae, 14 September 2015

Agraulis vanillae, the Gulf fritillary; Brevard county, Florida (14 September 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Metria amella, 25 February 2015

Metria amella, the Live oak metria moth; Volusia county, Florida (25 February 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Macromia taeniolata, 29 June 2019

Macromia taeniolata, the Royal river cruiser; Volusia county, Florida (29 June 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Dryocampa rubicunda, 09 April 2014

Dryocampa rubicunda, the Rosy maple moth; Flagler county, Florida (09 April 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Plathemis lydia, 12 June 2013

Plathemis lydia, the Common whitetail; Lowndes county, Georgia (12 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Erythrodiplax berenice, 24 May 2019

Erythrodiplax berenice, the Seaside dragonlet; Brevard county, Florida (24 May 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Gecarcinus lateralis, 10 July 2011

Gecarcinus lateralis, the Blackback land crab; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Dolomedes okefinokensis, 01 October 2012

Dolomedes okefinokensis, the Okefenokee fishing spider; Lowndes county, Georgia (01 October 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Osteopilus septentrionalis, 18 July 2016

Osteopilus septentrionalis, the Cuban treefrog; Volusia county, Florida (18 July 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Osteopilus septentrionalis, 18 July 2016

Osteopilus septentrionalis, the Cuban treefrog; Volusia county, Florida (18 July 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, 04 September 2016

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, the Dusky pigmy rattlesnake; Volusia county, Florida (04 September 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hyla cinerea, 12 April 2014

Hyla cinerea, the American green treefrog; Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hyla cinerea, 12 April 2014

Hyla cinerea, the American green treefrog; Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Manduca quinquemaculata, 03 July 2007

Manduca quinquemaculata, the Five-spotted hawk moth; Cleveland county, Oklahoma (03 July 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eacles imperialis, 14 October 2017

Eacles imperialis, the Imperial moth; Volusia county, Florida (14 October 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia taxispilota, 01 March 2015

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Lake county, Florida (01 March 2015). Learn more about this species on iNaturalist.org.

Rhineura floridana, 23 September 2019

Rhineura floridana, the Florida worm lizard; Volusia county, Florida (23 September 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Squamata is a clade of reptiles most known for its snakes (Serpentes) and lizards (Lacertilia). A bit more rarely encountered, however, is the Amphisbaenia clade… Continue Reading “Rhineura floridana, 23 September 2019”

Hyla squirella, 10 May 2013

Hyla squirella, the Squirrel treefrog; Lowndes county, Georgia (10 May 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tramea carolina, 04 May 2014

Tramea carolina, the Carolina saddlebags; Volusia county, Florida (04 May 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia taxispilota, 10 April 2016

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Lake county, Florida (10 April 2016). Learn more about this species on iNaturalist.org.

Clostera inclusa, 11 March 2013

Clostera inclusa, the Angle-lined prominent moth; Lowndes county, Georgia (11 March 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Fregata magnificens, 10 February 2007

Fregata magnificens, the Magnificent frigatebird; Monroe county, Florida (10 February 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Battus polydamas, 15 October 2014

Battus polydamas, the Polydamas swallowtail; Volusia county, Florida (15 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Coluber constrictor priapus & Anolis sagrei, 21 September 2019

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer, and Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Volusia county, Florida (21 September 2019). Learn more about these species at iNaturalist.org: Southern black racer & Cuban brown anole. iPhone Snapshots ENCOUNTER DESCRIPTION So what’s going on here and… Continue Reading “Coluber constrictor priapus & Anolis sagrei, 21 September 2019”

Euglandina rosea, 12 April 2014

Euglandina rosea, the Rosy wolfsnail; Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Atlanticus gibbosus, 23 June 2012

Atlanticus gibbosus, the Robust shieldback; Lowndes county, Georgia (23 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Libellula axilena, 16 June 2013

Libellula axilena, the Bar-winged skimmer; Lowndes county, Georgia (16 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Osteopilus septentrionalis, 27 April 2016

Osteopilus septentrionalis, the Cuban treefrog; Volusia county, Florida (27 April 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, 04 September 2016

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, the Dusky pigmy rattlesnake; Volusia county, Florida (04 September 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hyla cinerea, 12 April 2014

Hyla cinerea, the American green treefrog; Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agkistrodon conanti, 14 March 2018

Agkistrodon conanti, the Florida cottonmouth (aka Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti); Collier county, Florida (14 March 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trichechus manatus, 09 June 1998

Trichechus manatus, the West Indian manatee; Brevard county, Florida (09 June 1998). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Odocoileus virginianus clavium, 09 July 2011

Odocoileus virginianus clavium, the Key deer; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tursiops truncatus, 10 May 2009

Tursiops truncatus, the Common bottlenose dolphin; Monroe county, Florida (10 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole, Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). In South Florida, there’s been much hullabaloo about our native Carolina green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the so-called Cuban green anole (Anolis porcatus). Indeed, in the past few decades I’ve seen, heard,… Continue Reading “Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017”

Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole, Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). In South Florida, there’s been much hullabaloo about our native Carolina green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the so-called Cuban green anole (Anolis porcatus). Indeed, in the past few decades I’ve seen, heard,… Continue Reading “Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017”

Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole, Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). In South Florida, there’s been much hullabaloo about our native Carolina green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the so-called Cuban green anole (Anolis porcatus). Indeed, in the past few decades I’ve seen, heard,… Continue Reading “Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017”

Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole, Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). In South Florida, there’s been much hullabaloo about our native Carolina green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the so-called Cuban green anole (Anolis porcatus). Indeed, in the past few decades I’ve seen, heard,… Continue Reading “Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017”

Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole, Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). In South Florida, there’s been much hullabaloo about our native Carolina green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the so-called Cuban green anole (Anolis porcatus). Indeed, in the past few decades I’ve seen, heard,… Continue Reading “Anolis carolinensis, 18 March 2017”

Nerodia floridana, 01 March 2015

Nerodia floridana, the Florida green watersnake; Lake county, Florida (01 March 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Infographic: The Redbelly Watersnake

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Infographic: The Florida Green Watersnake

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Infographic: The Brown Watersnake

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Infographic: The Banded Watersnake

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Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 15 March 2018

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Alligator mississippiensis, 25 May 2019

Alligator mississippiensis, the American alligator; Volusia county, Florida (25 May 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, 14 September 2019

Disney Hollywood Studios, Galaxy’s Edge; Orange county, Florida (14 September 2019). To celebrate my birth month, my family decided to swing out to the edge of the Outer Rim —to a planet called Batuu— safely accessible from through the spaceport known as Disney’s Hollywood… Continue Reading “Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, 14 September 2019”

Agkistrodon conanti, 11 March 2006

Agkistrodon conanti, the Florida cottonmouth (aka Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti); Alachua county, Florida (11 March 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.