Fog/clouds lingered around the mountain slopes this morning before burning off later in the day. I got pictures of a moth I captured yesterday on Harbor Mountain.
Ceranemota fasciata photographed September 2011 Today I spent some time going through the photo backload. A chunk of the photos from this year and last are pictures of various moths that I came across. Many moths (especially in 2010 and early this year) were ones Rowan caught and brought to me, but in the fall … Read more
This moth is probably Ceranemota fasciata, a member of the False Owlet Moth family. I think it was attracted to the bug napper light.
A Northern Thallophaga (Thallophaga hyperborea) was resting on the kitchen window today.
In May Connor found and brought me this Thallophaga hyperborea which had been crawling up a stake he had pounded in the ground. It seemed a strange place to find a moth, but upon learning its identity (via bugguide.net) and reading a little about the life history, it made more sense. Larvae of this species … Read more