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What

Scolopendrid Centipedes (Family Scolopendridae)

Observer

stephtran

Date

October 31, 2022 03:46 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

entomike

Date

April 20, 2016

Description

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2019
New State Record?
spmn in the TAMUIC

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Photos / Sounds

What

Mohave Ground Squirrel (Xerospermophilus mohavensis)

Observer

pkelly2021

Date

June 2019

Description

Say Hello to 'Bubba.' This magnificent, adult, male Mohave ground squirrel (MGS; Xerospermophilus mohavensis) was captured and released near Coso Junction, California, on June 6, 2019. It was a bit late in the year to capture an adult MGS, especially one so obviously well fed, above ground. That is because this species not only hibernates through the winter months, but it estivates through the hottest months of the summer; they hibernate or estivate for ~7 months of the year. Sadly, because of the pandemic, I could not return to my field site in 2020 and it does not look very promising either for 2021.