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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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viburnum leaf beetle caterpillar spotted by CEJ Pomfret, Maryland, United States 32 minutes ago

about 3 to 4 mm long. looks black until magnified

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Sherman's fox squirrel favorited by SukanyaDatta Millbrook, Alabama, United States 54 minutes ago

A pale gray body, black and tan flecked tail, distinctive black face with a large white patch between her eyes and nose. This is a female and it is evident she is nursing young.

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Tortoise Beetle commented on by John B. Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines 55 minutes ago

Hi Arne, than you very much for for your comment. Sorry I took so long to answer. I have been so busy today that I forgot to check my email until now. I will look at your suggested link in the morning and let you know how I get on.. Many thanks again. John B.

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Leaf Beetle spotted by John B. Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines an hour ago

Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae; Eumolpinae; Unidentified Eumolpinae. I have displayed three photos in order to demonstrate that this Leaf Beetle exists in at least three metallic, iridescent colours, bronze, green and blue. To achieve this, I had to break the rules of Project Noah and I am prepared to withdraw this spotting if necessary. One of the rules is that pictures must all be of the same spotting. When I checked through my pictures of this beetle, I did not have all three colours photographed in the same place and on the same day. The best I could do was to pick out three photos taken in the same place, but on three different dates. In that way, I was able to show the three colours, all ,of which are quite common in this area. Just to keep everything above board, the dates of the pictures are: Bronze - Aug 22, 2017. Green - May 29, 2020. Blue - Jun 22, 2016. The reason for all this is that I think I have many pictures of Colasposoma viridicoeruleum Motschulsky, 1860 which is not recorded present in Philippines.

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Toirtoise Beetle favorited by Jae Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines an hour ago

Chrysomelidae; Cassidinae; Cassida circumdata Herbst, 1799. This beautiful iridescent beetle has many variations of colouring and pattern. Sometimes they are so elaborate that I find myself checking in case I have taken a photo of a subspecies

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Spotting favorited by Jae OMOA, Departamento de Cortés, Honduras an hour ago

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