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Last July, Connor found a caterpillar which we thought we might try to rear by finding whatever food it wanted it. It didn’t take too long to discover that what it really wanted to do was bury itself in dirt, … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Variable Carpet Moths (Anticlea vasiliata) are aptly named for their diverse array of color morphs. This May I photographed two different ones, to go along with one I photographed April 2009. Information I’ve seen about larval food plants does not … Continue reading