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.

2021 July 28

2021 July 28

 

   Rosemary Jorna sends photographs of a wasp and a skipper from her deck in the Kemp Lake area, July 26-27.

 

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula (Hym.: Vespidae)  Rosemary Jorna

 

 

Woodland Skipper Ochlodes sylvanoides (Lep.: Hesperiidae)  Rosemary Jorna