8-26-2007-Added life cycles
of Vanessa virginiensis / American Lady, Ancyloxpha numitor / Least
Skipper, Atalopedes campestris / Sachem, Epargyreus clarus /
Silver-spotted Skipper, Polites peckius / Pecks Skipper and Polites
themistocles / Tawny-edged Skipper. Added insect photos from Bixby State
Preserve, Brush Creek Preserve, Pinicon Ridge Park and Wapsipinicon
9-13-2007-Added photos of insects from Shimak Forest -
Croton Unit and Indian Lake Park at Farmington. Added photos of a
Buckeye to the butterfly life cycle page.
9-17-2007-Added Neuroptera page. Updated Brentidae,
Carabidae and Cerambycidae pages to tables.
9-25-2007-Added common names to butterfly pages,
converted the rest of the Coleoptera pages to tables.
9-30-2007-Added the fungi and mushroom page. Also added
a few butterfly pictures.
10-1-2007-Split butterfly life cycles into separate
pages. Added Blue-headed Vireo pictures and other birds.
10-21-2007-Added Mantid, Hemiptera, Spider &
Diptera pages. Added more pictures to fungi page.
10-22-2007-Added Amphibian and Reptiles page. Converted
Mayfly and Stonefly pages to tables.
11-13-2007-Reworked bird pages and added links to
pictures from bird list.
12-6-2007-Added pages on wasps.
1-7-2008-Added pictures of front and backyard.
1-20-2008-Added new family of moth (Gracillariidae) and
updated pages with data from 2007 collecting. Have added more than 200
1-29-2008-Corrected some moth names and added
caterpillar pictures to Manduca sexta page.
2-6-2008-Added more spider pictures, added spider and
daddy longlegs pages. Also added another method of photographing
specimens to the photo page.
2-15-2008-Reworked the taxonomy of the Noctuidae family
of moths. It has been split into three families and several sub-families
have been added.
2-20-2008-Added page on snails with data from Harlan
3-23-2008-Added pictures of birds from Florida trip.
4-28-3008-Added pictures of birds from Texas Trip.
5-3-2008-Added pictures from Wisconsin Trip and bird photos
5-15-2008-Added pictures from Lacey and Croton trips along with
backyard and Squaw Creek Park.
5-28-2008-Added warbler pictures to several pages.
8-2-2008-Updated the moth collection data information.
9-18-2008-Started converting all pages to the web template.
9-23-2008- Added PDF files from M J Hatfield.
10-18-2008 - Added Iowa lists for frogs, turtles, salamanders, snakes and lizards. Added lists and information for bats in Iowa.
11-11-2008 - Added several species of moths that were collected in 2008. Added a page for unidentified specimens. Added a page showing species that we hope to find in Iowa. This would also include species of concern that we would like to know of sightings.
1-11-2009 - Have added 2008 moth species to pages. I am retaking photos of the moths. With a new blacker background and different camera settings, I am getting better and more true to life color.
3-09-2009 - Have added several new moth photos. Have added Previous and Next Family links on the moth pages.
9-09-2009 - Have added the genus/species pages for the moths which included creating pages for each species. Have updated the butterfly pages. Also have added several photos of birds and moths.
9-19-2009 - Corrected a couple of the moth pages that had errors. Hyphantria cunea, Idea furciferata (deleted), Idia aemula.
9-24-2009 - Corrected a couple of the Hymenoptera Vespidae Wasp names.
10-20-2009 - Added pages 4 and 5 of the Genus/Species in the moth pages.
2-26-2010 - Added 2009 collecting data. Added approx. 200 species of moths. Added Hodges number look up for moths. Changed moth Genus/Species look up to use Hodges file. Added additional PDFs from M J.
3-10-2010 - Added some beetles pictures and pages.
3-16-2010 - Added new first pages with more pictures linked to following pages. Fixed problem with links not showing up in blue.
5-11-2010 - Added Range maps to moth family pages. Reworked the Hodge's number lookup. Created tables by superfamily. Also reworked the genus species lookup tables.
9-16-2010 - Added species found on Bugguide. Updated range maps for Iowa. Added pictures for some Cerambycidae - Long-horned Beetles.
10-19-2011 I am constantly updating the site, so I am not going to list individual dates until I get caught up for a while.