|Bad site: Cone microhabitat buried |
under wood chips
|Good site: Cone microhabitat |
|Fallen cones aplenty|
|Juvenile Enoplognatha sp. in prey|
capture web between cone scales
|Just a few of the many, many juvenile |
Paroligolophus sp. harvestmen present
Although the species composition was different this day than in my 25 March 2011 sample, both fallen cones samples contained mainly introduced species.
*Crawford, Rod. 2006. Terrestrial invertebrates: spiders. In: Boersma, P.D., Reichard, S & A.N. Van Buren (eds.) Invasive species in the Pacific Northwest, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 285 pp.
|An inquisitive female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)|