Welcome and notes

Since I saw my first caterpillar of the year yesterday, I was inspired to do an update there.

Firstly, thanks to those who have joined and added records, feel free to spread the message about the project. As odd as it may seem to say this as a project co-ordinator, but just a note that actually adding records to the project right now may not be an immediate priority (dont let this stop you though). It seems there are some changes coming to iNat projects soon that will allow it to happen automatically.

So until those change are done, there are 2 things that can really help get the project going:
- be sure to mark any caterpillar photos you have (or even any you see) under the Life Stage = Larva on the Annotations section of the observation. This is off to the right side of the page on you observation record if you are not familiar with it.
- feel free to review the accompanying guide ( ...more ↓

Posted on March 02, 2018 01:44 AM by cmcheatle cmcheatle | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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A companion guide has been created to provide more assistance in caterpillar ID. It can be found at :

To document and aid in the identification of caterpillars in Ontario. Yes, there are already projects for both butterflies and moths, but most observations ...more ↓

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