91/150: Don’t impede this millipede!


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Animalia: Arthropoda: Diplopoda: Polyxenida: Polyxenidae: Polyxenus: Polyxenus lagurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bristle millipedes live in dark and damp habitats like logs and soil that other millipedes also call home. Unlike other millipedes, bristle millipedes grow spikes like a porcupine because they lack the chemical defenses possessed by most millipedes. Continue reading “91/150: Don’t impede this millipede!”

Plenty of Pollinators and Ample Amphipods: Georgian Bay Islands and Six Mile Lake


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It is yet again time for a quick update on the comings and goings of the BIObus!  Thanushi, Kate and I spent this past week visiting and sampling in three different parks: Six Mile Lake Provincial Park, Georgian Bay Islands National Park and Awenda Provincial Park.  With glorious weather and beautiful sample sites, it was the perfect week for aquatic sampling.  Continue reading “Plenty of Pollinators and Ample Amphipods: Georgian Bay Islands and Six Mile Lake”