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Wingless Wonderings

Over the winter I received a box of Nuttall oak acorns from Mississippi, containing cynipid wasp galls.  Over the past couple of days, several of these tiny (~1.5 mm) wasps have emerged: The wings aren’t deformed; all of the wasps … Continue reading

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Snow Scorpionflies

We suddenly have snow again in western Massachusetts, making it easy to spot all the antifreeze-filled bugs that have been actively wandering around on the ground all winter.  I haven’t had a chance to go for a walk in the … Continue reading

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