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Sightings From September 2016

September 29, 2016

Fishing Spider

Fishing Spider

The fishing spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus) is a large common fishing spider that may wonder away from water onto trees and even into houses. This shy visitor was found at our Entrance Gate. 

Photo by Barbara Ritzheimer.

September 15, 2016

Northern Green Frog

Northern Green Frog

The green frog (Lithobates clamitans) is a species of frog native to the eastern half of the United States and Canada. The two subspecies are the bronze frog and the northern green frog. This visitor was spotted hanging out on a lilypad in our Native Garden pond!

Photo by Bill Moses. 

September 1, 2016

Phasmatodea (Stick Bugs)

Phasmatodea (Stick Bugs)

The Phasmatodea are an order of insects, whose members are variously known as stick insects, stick-bugs, walking sticks, or phasmids. These little visitors were spotted on our Entrance Gate! 

Photo by Rachel Spagnola. 

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