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Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Field Guide updates, additions, corrections. Ongoing...
( 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

HOSTS Database -- Allows you to generate a list of lepidopteran suspects for feeding sign found on a given type of plant.

p. 296 Correction: The penstemon-feeding lace bug is Teleonemia montivaga, not T. montigava.
p. 299 Correction: The feeding sign in the upper right image was not caused by Hormaphis hamamelidis. The aphids in question were the same species as this one, which appears to be a Euceraphis.
p. 308 Correction: Flea weevils include the entire tribe Rhamphini (Isochnus, Orchestes, Tachyerges), not just Orchestes.
p. 308 Here is the photo of sawfly larvae referred to in the last sentence.
p. 308 Correction: The caterpillars feeding on the beebalm leaf were Haploa contigua, not H. confusa.

Images ©Charley Eiseman/Noah Charney