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.

March 20 afternoon

2019 March 20 afternoon


Welcome to spring!


   Kirsten Mills writes: Today on Prospect Lake Road there was a Satyr Comma  [or possibly a Green Comma? – more likely in that area.  Shall we say comma sp.?   Jeremy T]  and 2 Cabbage Whites around 2:45 pm.