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Arizona Oak Galls, Part 1

On my trip around the western US in the fall of 2012, I mostly limited my collecting to leafminers.  However, I made an exception when I got to Madera Canyon, Arizona, because I had found all kinds of interesting oak … Continue reading

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Big, Beautiful Parasitoids

As illustrated by my last post, I’ve resumed working my way through sorting my old photos and have now made it up to this past April.  On April 18, a wasp emerged from a small “oak apple” gall I had … Continue reading

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Oak Apples & Plums

In the final hours before our deadline, as we finished up the introduction to Tracks & Sign of Insects, Noah threw in this sentence: “We no doubt missed many things and probably misidentified a few.”  I knew the first part was … Continue reading

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