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.

2022 May 12

2022 May 12

    Jeremy Tatum sends a photograph of Euceratia securella from Mount Tolmie today.  Closely related to the well-known E. castella, its caterpillar, like that of castella, feeds on Snowberry.

Euceratia securella (Lep.: Plutellidae)  Jeremy Tatum