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Roundhead Borers

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Leonard and I continue to monitor a site burned by the Cove Fire in July and August of 2017 (see 08-28-17 “Resilience”). The fire burned approximately 30,887 acres in the Modoc National Forest near Adin CA (Modoc County). When standing … Continue reading

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Willow Redgall Sawfly

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I believe that the willow gall pictured in my last post (Willow Galls) was induced by the willow redgall sawfly (Pontania viminalis). The identification of sawflies and their willow galls is confusing so I may be wrong about the species, … Continue reading

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Lorquin’s Admiral

While reading a novel a friend lent me, I was reintroduced to a word from my distant past – frass. OK, I will be honest! I decided to post a butterfly so that I could use the word frass, meaning … Continue reading

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