Tag Archives: Megaselia

Marsh Marigold Menagerie

In the spring of 2013, I wrote about the four-toed salamander surveys I was conducting at the time, which involved crawling around in swamps all over northwestern Massachusetts. On June 1, the last day of the survey, Julia tagged along, … Continue reading

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More Fun With Scuttle Flies

The first days of April have brought January weather to my region and the January issue of¬†Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington to my mailbox. The latter includes descriptions of a new species of gall wasp that has recently … Continue reading

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Introducing Megaselia nantucketensis

In my ongoing survey of gallmakers and leafminers on the island of Nantucket, I have been trying where possible to verify the identities of these insects by actually rearing them to adults. And so in May of 2012, I collected … Continue reading

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