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.

February 20

2019 February 20

 

   As this wintry weather continues, we have to make do with whatever commensal invertebrates we can find indoors.  This spider was found in Jeremy Tatum’s apartment building this morning.

 


Pholcus phalangioides (Ara.: Pholcidae)   Jeremy Tatum


Pholcus phalangioides (Ara.: Pholcidae)   Jeremy Tatum

 


Pholcus phalangioides (Ara.: Pholcidae)   Jeremy Tatum