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.

May 13 morning

2019 May 13 morning

   Jeremy Tatum writes:  A weevil from my Saanich apartment, and a caterpillar from an oak on Christmas Hill, May 12.


Otiorhynchus singularis (Col.: Curculionidae)  Jeremy Tatum


Hydriomena nubilofasciata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jeremy Tatum