Category Archive for 'Lepidoptera'

and so we came to bisbee

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

There’s a new post up at my travel blog Journey to the Center.

she came in through the bathroom window

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

In mid-August, this distinctively marked moth was found walking on the screen of the bathroom window. I invited it in for a brief visit, during which I shot several photos. I haven’t had time to do more than a quick peruse through moth images looking for an ID, but so far, no luck. Would any […]

pretty in pink

Friday, July 25th, 2008

after dark

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Just a short post today. On nights when I’m not too tired, I’ve been going out looking for moths after dark. Sometimes I set up a bug-zapper lamp wrapped in a white sheet (to prevent moth fatalities), and other times, I just walk around the garden with a flashlight, watching for moths moving between the […]

Nessus Sphinx & a boiling rain

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

What on earth is going on around here? Two posts in one day? Well, all I can say is that this sighting was just too nice to keep hanging around waiting to be written about. Yesterday, I packed a lunch and Don, Sabrina and I tripped on over to Mill Pond Conservation Area to check […]

the moth project

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

This week, I decided to splurge on something that is (for me) a bit of an extravagance — one of those objects often referred to as a “bug zapper”. I know what you’re probably thinking, “Why would someone who loves insects buy a bug zapper?” Good question — and I’ll get to that in a […]

moth watching

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Major Sallow Moth — Feralia major — Hodges #10007 It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything, but I’ll probably be back to posting more frequently now that insects and other creatures are making their appearance here at the farm. After a long winter of heavy snowfall, the weather has made an about-face and we seem […]