Monthly Archives: September 2012

Many-plume Moth

Last night after going through my cooler full of vials and dealing with everything that needed to be dealt with–some flies that had emerged from Delphinium leaves I had plucked from my mother’s garden several weeks ago; sawfly larvae that had … Continue reading

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Mysteries on a Shadbush Leaf

Yesterday I woke up somewhere in western Montana (in the Lolo National Forest, to be a little more precise) and, as I’ve been doing wherever I find myself lately (national parks, rest areas, city streets, backyards, etc.), I had a … Continue reading

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Leafminers on the Road

For the next couple of months, I will be exploring the western US in search of leaf mines to photograph and collect.  I’m not sure how often I’ll get a chance to post something here, but I figured I’d take … Continue reading

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Graminoids & Galls

Last week while conducting a natural resource inventory on Swan’s Island, off the coast of Maine, I got to explore a nice big bog. It had no pitcher plants or leatherleaf, which are plants I normally think of as being … Continue reading

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