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Today I learned from Greg Pohl of the sudden passing of Ian Toal (@mamestraconfigurata), who was one of the most prolific identifiers of Ontario moths on iNat -- 15,000 observations in all. He provided a valuable service to so many, and taught us so much. Sad. An obituary appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ( https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-309457/TOAL_IAN ). His LinkedIn profile shows his wide interests and his experience inside and outside of entomology ( https://ca.linkedin.com/in/ian-toal-74697b86 ).

Also today, Chris Schmidt of Agriculture Canada provided a full identification for the Imperial Moth specimen observed by David Okines near St. Williams (Norfolk County) on July 19. Chris says ...more ↓

Posted on August 03, 2022 01:32 by amacnaughton amacnaughton | 1 comment | 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 the Ontario Moth Atlas of moth phenology and distribution.

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dkaposi created this project on August 05, 2016
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