The arthropod ecology blog is focused on stories and commentary related to the ecology of insects and spiders, Arachnology in general, biodiversity science, natural history, and academic life. It features summaries of research papers in these fields.
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This work comes from a student* in my field biology class. Part of the course includes students keeping a “field journal“, and that assignment allows an opportunity for students to express their thoughts and observations about nature in many different ways, from writing, to art, and poetry. O squished mosquito, you omnivorous parasite, […]
Many birds eat insects and spiders. Some of these insects and spider are themselves predators, feeding on critters lower down in the food web. Some of the insects that are fed upon by birds, or other predators, also play important roles in forest, such as munching upon the fresh, green leaves of young trees (here’s […]
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