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Pear Entomology

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

 


Biota of Washington State 

A photographic archive of Washington's biodiversity

All photos by Arlo Pelegrin. Whenever possible, specimens have been kept alive and then released afterwards.

INSECTS

With its wide range of climatic zones, Washington supports a vast number of insect species.

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ARACHNIDS

Spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen

Cheliceræ, pedipalps, and eight legs.

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CRUSTACEANS

Most of Washington's crustaceans are confined to marine or littoral habitats, although some isopods live inland as far as the Idaho border.

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SEASIDE INVERTEBRATES

The Puget Sound intertide is one of the richest zones on the planet, with numerous phyla represented.

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PLANTS

In addition to native species, Washington is home to a large number of colonial plants that have taken root and clearly intend to stay.

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The diversity of Washington fungus is the stuff of legend. The diversity of fungal pictures on this site is sublegendary.

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