Wood Frog – Rana Sylvatica

Distinguishing Features – Medium-sized frog. Overall colouration, highly variable: gray, brown, reddish brown or rust. Upperside may be plain or mottled with black or brown. A black mask is always present over the eyes. Sometimes a white or light colored middorsal stripe is present. The underside is light, rarely with dark mottling. A white line … Read more

Forest Tent Caterpillar – Malacosoma Disstria

Hosts Sugar maple, birch, oak, aspen and other deciduous. Evidence Shiny brown egg masses are present from July until early spring of the following year. They differ from those of eastern tent caterpillar in having square edges, and they completely encircle the twigs of host trees. Larvae, which are present in early spring, have distinctive … Read more