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Another Progress Report (Goofing Off in the Desert)

Remember at the beginning of last year when I announced that I had finished making keys to the known leaf mines on every plant genus in the US and Canada? I noted that “this project can never really be finished, because … Continue reading

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Connecticut BioBlitz

A month ago Dave Wagner got in touch with me and Julia, saying we were needed at the 2016 Connecticut State BioBlitz on June 3 and 4. He wanted to make sure leafminers were properly represented in this attempt to break … Continue reading

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Contortionists

Well, as promised, I’m thoroughly impressed!  Four of you correctly (and independently) guessed that the face in my last post belonged to a walkingstick nymph.  I suppose Matt gets the prize for identifying it to species: Diapheromera femorata, the northern walkingstick. … Continue reading

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