Progress update for Moths of Ontario

Hi everyone - this project is turning into quite the success. In the last month or so we've gone from 30,000 to 35,000 observations, and are now over 2,000 species recorded for the province. Ontario also seems to be ahead of other provinces in using iNat at this time, and something like 70% of the Canadian moth observations are from Ontario, which is bit above (ok, more than double) the proportionate share based on population distribution. Congratulations and thanks for all of your efforts and photos.

As some of you know, the information from these observations is used in a few places: iNaturalist has distribution maps, the Toronto Entomologists's Association uses the data for it's moth atlas, and third parties like collect the data as well. I co-edit the Ontario Moth Atlas and I encourage you to check it out if you haven't seen it. The TEA aggregates data from iNat as well as other ...more ↓

Posted on June 11, 2018 02:07 AM by dkaposi dkaposi | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project collects observations of moths in Ontario for the the Toronto Entomologists' Association. The TEA has been collecting observations in the province since 1970 and recently launched an online atlas of moth phenology and distribution.

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