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Beggarticks Stem Dwellers

Last August, on one of my visits to Nantucket for my survey of gall-making and leaf-mining insects on the island, I spotted a conspicuous gall that was new to me, in a beggarticks (Asteraceae:¬†Bidens) stem. I broke off the stem … 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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