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 (jtatum@uvic.ca). 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.

2021 November 14

2021 November 14

     Jochen Möhr writes, from Metchosin:  After another long hiatus – finally, a Winter Moth on November 12, and an Erannis on November 13:

Winter Moth Operophtera brumata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

Erannis vancouverensis/defoliaria  (Lep.: Geomatridae)  Jochen Möhr