This blog provides an informal forum for terrestrial invertebrate watchers to post recent sightings of interesting observations in the southern Vancouver Island region. Please send your sightings by email to Jeremy Tatum ( Be sure to include your name, phone number, the species name (common or scientific) of the invertebrate you saw, location, date, and number of individuals. If you have a photograph you are willing to share, please send it along. Click on the title above for an index of past sightings.The index is updated most days.

February 2

2021 February 2


  Jochen Möhr writes from Metchosin:  Finally some life on the wall in the form of two caddisflies.

Libby Avis identifies them as from the Family Limnephilidae, almost certainly Psychoglypha bella.


Psychoglypha bella (Tri.: Limnephilidae)  Jochen Möhr