Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ant-attracting Galls

A few months ago I mentioned that Hurricane Irene had brought down some interesting galls from the treetops, and I’m just now getting to that point in my photo sorting.  There was one spot in the woods where the freshly … Continue reading

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Oops

A few weeks ago I was cleaning out the various containers in which I had raised bugs last year, when a little speck stuck to the outside of one of the bags caught my eye.  It was a dead, 1.3-mm … Continue reading

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Freshwater Jellyfish

For years, my friend Erik insisted that there were freshwater jellyfish in the reservoir near where he lives in southern Connecticut, and for years I pretended I didn’t believe they existed, even after he showed me the illustration in the … Continue reading

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