Tag Archives: Rubiaceae

The Yard List(s), Part 11

Now that I’ve declared my intention to find as many sawfly larvae as possible, they’re starting to show up everywhere I look. Today Julia and I made a rare trip away from home, lured by the news from my mother … Continue reading

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Buttonbush Moths

During my last visit to Nantucket for my survey of gall-making and leaf-mining insects on the island, I found a patch of buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) with an abundance of leaf mines that I didn’t recognize. ┬áSome leaves had linear mines, … Continue reading

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