Invertebrate Clock

The Invertebrate Clock is a research and learning project dedicated to insects and other terrestrial non-vertebrates. The goal of the clock is to match the occurrance of invertebrates to other seasonal events such as flowering plants, birds, and so on. The clock will employ templates and logs in a similar manner to the Bloom Clock.

This clock will likely need to be split into a number of smaller clocks to address specific orders, since the life cycles will be quite different for the various classes of organisms.

To add an organism to the list below, use {{icp|<common name>|<Scientific name>}} ~~~~.

Arthropods edit

Insects (Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies) edit

Eastern Tent Caterpillar

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 14:00, 26 April 2008 (UTC) (small nests on Prunus sp. and Malus sp.)

Small White


Insects (Coleoptera: Beetles) edit

Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 10:37, 29 March 2008 (UTC) (have left the house, over the past 2 weeks)

Japanese Beetle

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 14:03, 26 April 2008 (UTC) (grubs, feeding near the surface)

Insects (Hemiptera: Bugs) edit

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) WikipediaCommonsWikibooksLog page

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 16:01, 28 March 2008 (UTC) (adults flying, now emerging from hibernation and leaving the house and outbuildings)

Insects (Hymenoptera: Wasps, Bees, and Sawflies) edit

European Honeybee

Carpenter Bee

Paper Wasp

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 14:05, 26 April 2008 (UTC) (adults, seem to be looking for nesting sites)

Worms edit

Night Crawler

  • --SB_Johnny | talk 14:03, 26 April 2008 (UTC) (numerous sightings the past few weeks)