Tag Archives: Noctuoidea

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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08.14.2021 The Return of the Blue Tarp

I have no idea what the attraction is, but I keep finding interesting insects on this tarp over my woodpile. No complaints.  Life made easy. Green Cloverworm Moth- Hypena scabra  These are highly variable and this is darker than most … Continue reading

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08.12.2021 A handsome moth

I’ve been going to bed most nights between 8 and 8:30 so with it being summer and the sun setting around that same time I have not been able to photograph many night flying moths. I don’t set up a … Continue reading

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