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.

July 2 afternoon

2019 July 2 afternoon

 

   Anne Boudewyn writes:  I found these two moths making babies on Rogers Avenue in the High Quadra area.

 

Sheep Moth Hemileuca eglanterina (Lep.: Saturniidae) Anne Boudewyn

 

Sheep Moth Hemileuca eglanterina (Lep.: Saturniidae) Anne Boudewyn

 

Sheep Moth Hemileuca eglanterina (Lep.: Saturniidae) Anne Boudewyn