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 16

2023 October 16

   Jochen Möhr sends the following photographs from Metchosin this morning:

Epirrita autumnata (Lep.:Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

Tetracis (probably pallulata) (Lep.: Geometridae  Johen Möhr

Thera juniperata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

Udea profundalis
(Lep.: Crambidae)  Jochen Möhr