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.

November 5

2019 November 5

 

   Jochen  Möhr’s moths from Metchosin last night and this  morning:

 

1 Drepanulatrix sp.

3 Epirrita autumnata

1 Erannis vancouverensis

5 Sunira decipiens

1 Thera juniperata

2 Ortosia mys

 


Thera juniperata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

 


Epirrita autumnata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

 


Epirrita autumnata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

 


Epirrita autumnata (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr


Drepanulatrix sp.  (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr



Drepanulatrix sp.  (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr

 


Erannis vancouverensis  (Lep.: Geometridae)  Jochen Möhr  

 


Orthosia mys and two Sunira decipiens (Lep,: Noctuidae)  Jochen Möhr