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Ignacio Gamboa

Ignacio Gamboa

Biology student and amateur entomologist, particularly interested in aquatic Hemiptera

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Jumping Spiders of the World
669 participants
2,574 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

Beetles!
622 participants
9,692 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,604 participants
10,289 spottings
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Backyard Habitats of the World

Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission ...

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,032 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

Raptors (Birds of Prey - Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Owls and Vultures) are found throughout North America - from the ...

Life in Costa Rica
49 participants
3,100 spottings
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Life in Costa Rica

Get as many pictures of plants and animals as you can. The more the better.

Paso Pacifico Survey
80 participants
3,666 spottings
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Paso Pacifico Survey

Paso Pacifico’s mission includes conservation efforts throughout Central America’s Pacific slope, which boasts ...

Beetles of Costa Rica
41 participants
302 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Costa Rica

Any insect of the order Coleoptera (beetles) spotted in Costa Rica. Cualquier insecto del orden Coleoptera ...

Arthropods of Central America
3 participants
57 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods of Central America

Take pictures of Arthropods and see you photo.

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
514 participants
304 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Moths of the World
2,939 participants
40,196 spottings
Arthropods

Moths of the World

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

The Hoppers
849 participants
4,153 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

Insects of Costa Rica
115 participants
3,530 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of Costa Rica

Photographs of Costa Rican insects are welcome. Fotografías de insectos de Costa Rica son bienvenidas.

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,146 participants
6,420 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

The Color Blue
2,526 participants
5,728 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Animals with Warning Colors
873 participants
1,560 spottings
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Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Snakes of the World
1,947 participants
4,787 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from around the world.

The Color Red
5,834 participants
14,792 spottings
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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 wildlife images ...

Reptiles of the World
1,145 participants
9,555 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Life and Mathematics
250 participants
810 spottings
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Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

Eggs of the World
1,341 participants
2,184 spottings
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Eggs of the World

Nothing is more symbolic to life in this world than the egg. Like wildlife itself, eggs come in all shapes and ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,372 participants
5,651 spottings
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Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,252 participants
12,913 spottings
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2012 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,408 participants
11,197 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

Insects are the most important pollinators of flowering plants (Angiosperms). They are very valuable for humans, ...

Anoles!
287 participants
732 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

This mission seeks to record observations of Anolis lizards wherever they may occur in the Western hemisphere -- ...

Birds of the World
12,722 participants
103,828 spottings
Birds

Birds of the World

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

Trees of the World
936 participants
4,962 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Mushroom Mapping
6,008 participants
28,570 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Amphibians of the World
2,386 participants
7,379 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

Lethal fungi, habitat loss, and predators have caused severe declines in amphibian populations around the world. ...

Flowers of South America
869 participants
2,996 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South America

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

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Costa Rica
178 participants
887 spottings
Plants

Edible and Medicinal Plants of ...

Since the beginning of time humans have relied on plants for their survival. They provide us food, medicine and ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,516 participants
3,369 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,913 participants
8,893 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

This mission is to document the incredible architectural abilities of animals from all genera.

Signs of Wildlife
2,944 participants
5,989 spottings
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Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,513 participants
9,126 spottings
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2011 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,910 participants
12,323 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
756 participants
1,659 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Captive Animals
2,467 participants
12,372 spottings
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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 zoos. edit: I ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,455 participants
74,866 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

El mini-mundo de Costa Rica
77 participants
2,732 spottings
Arthropods

El mini-mundo de Costa Rica

Costa Rica es un pais privilegiado y muy reconocido por su vida silvestre pero muy pocos lo conocen ...

International Spider Survey
3,862 participants
18,927 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

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