Tag Archives: Ranunculaceae

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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Another Mystery Host Plant

Last week Owen Lonsdale gave me a first batch of identifications from the big box of agromyzid fly specimens I sent him a few months ago. Unfortunately, of the ten species represented, he was only able to put species names … Continue reading

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Wood Anemone Caterpillar

In April 2012, I noticed some sawfly leaf mines on wood anemone (Anemone quinquefolia) that I knew had not been documented before, so I collected some to try and rear them. One plant had so many mines that I decided … Continue reading

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