Coastplain goldenaster: Biennial Generational Differences?

  Coastalplain goldenaster (Chrysopsis scabrella) was flowering fabulously when Jane Schnee led a Florida Scrub-Jay walk for us on 11/11/2018 at the Wabasso Scrub, a 110-acre conservation area owned by Indian River County.   We also saw this plant at…

Happy Moth Week! Crotalaria & Co-evolution

Lots of people love only some Lepidoptera.  It's the beautiful butterflies that get nearly all of the attention.  Moths, the other Lepidoptera, often get overlooked perhaps because most of them are creatures of the night and some of them are…

Not Life in the Pits or Treetops … but Gaudy

At the third session of the 2018 Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) Volunteer Nature Stewardship class, Life in the Pits & Treetops, a bit of life in shrubs commanded a great deal of attention. Tom Wilson spotted a camouflaged critter…