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Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
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( taxa covered )
1. Eggs and Egg Cases
2. Pupae and Exuviae
3. Parasitism, Predation, and Other Causes of Death

4. Sign on Vertebrates

5. Droppings, Secretions, and Protective Coverings without Foreign Materials

6. Webs and Other Silken Constructions

7. Cocoons

8. Coverings, Cases, Retreats, and Nests Made from Foreign Materials

9. Sign on Algae, Fungi, and Plants

10. Leaf Mines

11. Leaf Shelters

12. Galls

13. Sign on Twigs, Stems, and Stemlike Structures

14. Sign on and in Wood

15. Sign on Rocks and Shells

16. Burrows and Mounds

17. Molelike Excavations and Simple Surface Trails

18. Tracks and Trails

p. 180 This is the mysterious structure from North Carolina.
p. 204 The pictured triangle spider is Hyptiotes cavatus, since this is the only species in New England.
p. 215 Dr. Steven W. Hamilton has examined a larva from one of these tubes and determined it to be a Dolophilodes species, probably D. distinctus. Follow the discussion aimed at identifying the species in this photo, and see more pictures of the tubes here.

Images ©Charley Eiseman/Noah Charney