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June 2013

Moths! Moths! Moths!

Here is an assortment of moths photographed at 11 p.m on Sunday in my backyard on a wonderful linen sheet donated by Gaby Schmitt.  (Thanks, Gaby!)

I now have a Mercury Vapor Light and a Blacklight from BioQuip, plus a Halogen light and a CFL blacklight. Different types of bugs seem attracted to different types of light.

Some of the moths I have seen from previous years (including the one above -- Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth??) and have in my little moth folder, which I brought to work for some inexplicable reason. The one below I found to be almost butterfly-like.  Almost all are tiny guys....  

Bugs posted tomorrow!


Common Spring Moth?


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