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.

November 26

2019 November 26


   Jochen Möhr writes from Metchosin:  This morning despite freezing temperatures and hail

2 Drepanulatrix 

3 Erannis


  Libby Avis writes from Port Alberni:  Two or three Operophtera most nights and one battered Dysstroma two days ago.