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.

2023 October 12

2023 October 12

   Val George photographed this Drepanulatrix in Oak Bay this morning.  Most probably D. secundaria or D. monicaria.

Drepanulatrix sp.  (Lep.: Geometridae)  Val George


Valerie Howe saw this Tetracis jubararia   at Capital Yacht Club grounds on Blue Heron Road, North Saanich, today, October 12.

Tetracis jubararia  (Lep.: Geometridae)  Valerie Howe