Observation 63622: Heterotextus Lloyd

When: 2011-02-18

Collection location: Banner Forest Heritage Park, Kitsap Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Peter Santerre

No specimen available

These little guys are everywhere right now. We all call them “Witch’s Butter” but I have a feeling these aren’t the “real” ones.


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They are a very photogenic species….
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-02-19 10:11:06 PST (-0800)

And they are certainly out and about in the Conifer forests of WA right now. Go look if you want a stellar photo opp!


it’s back to Guepiniopsis
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-02-19 09:50:40 PST (-0800)

the ever-fickle taxonomists strike again, Douglas.

When I typed in Heterotextus…..
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-02-19 09:03:57 PST (-0800)

It said it was deprecated to Guepiniopsis.

Yes, but…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-02-19 08:57:36 PST (-0800)

Yes, but I thought Heterotextus was the accepted name, and Guepiniopsis was deprecated for these…

Guepiniopsis alpinus and Heterotextus alpinus
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-02-19 08:52:21 PST (-0800)
Isn’t this just…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-02-19 02:03:56 PST (-0800)

Isn’t this just Heterotextus?

Cool find!
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-02-18 17:51:49 PST (-0800)

And only the second on MO, after mine today…..

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