Tag Archives: Nephelodes minians

09.07.2021 Two fer Tuesday…Zombie Moth

In this case two posts of the same subject.  The one this morning was taken on the outside of our back door.  As with the Bald-faced Hornet a while back, this was from the inside and an unusual look at … Continue reading

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09.07.2021 A regular visitor.

This is one moth that I see annually in the yard. I am not sure what the attraction is as their food is grains and corn which is not in our yard but they show up at the back door … Continue reading

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09.18.2020 One of the visitors to our Canada Goldenrod

Bronzed Cutworm Moth-Nephelodes minians I guess I am a fan of these, at least in our yard, as their larvae eat grasses so save me some mowing…well, I am sure not much mowing really. But for those who grow grain crops  … Continue reading

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09.14.2014 Bronzed Cutworm

This was just a lucky find in my backyard this afternoon.  I was hanging out with Murphy and noticed this moth sitting on some Boneset in the cool late afternoon air…it is still there several hours later.  I guess a … Continue reading

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