Lancaster EMS Moth Biodiversity 2020

Moth sightings on lemsa property

Archive: 2019

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Total Species: 153

Greater Black-Letter Dart (Xestia dolosa)
Bigger than the Setaceous Hebrew Character in June... super blue too!
09/09/20
Evergreen Bagworm (Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis)
Yep we are counting a coccon
09/09/20
Canadian Sonia (Sonia canadana)
Number 150! It was boring! Sorry eh
09/09/20
Vagabond Crambus (Agriphila vulgivagellus)
Part moth part hobo
09/09/20
Pale Lichen Moth (Crambidia pallida)
A solid find for 6-3
09/08/20
Black-Banded Owlet (Phalaenostola larentioides)
Meghan found this one!
09/04/20
Black-Bordered Lemon (Marimatha nigrofimbria)
Looks tasty
09/02/20
Lesser Appleworm Moth (Grapholita prunivora)
Resting on a meadow mushroom I ate later
09/02/20
White-roped Glaphyria (Glaphyria sesquistrialis)
Not gonna do the first joke I thought of
09/02/20
The Wedgling (Galgula partita)
My favorite name
09/02/20
Variable Reddish Pyrausta (Pyrausta rubricalis)
Had to phone photo this one
09/01/20
Pink-Shaded Fern Moth (Callopistria mollissima)
Pink moths are still the best
09/01/20
Yellow-Collared Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)
Once again-- should be ORANGE-collared
08/28/20
Soybean Looper (Chrysodeixis includens)
Soon to be a dizzy Chinese condiment
08/28/20
Red-Headed Inchworm Moth (Macaria bisignata)
A 6-3 find
08/27/20
White-Marked Tussock Moth (Orgyia leucostigma)
Attracted to my UV light in the training room window
08/26/20
Hemlock Angle (Macaria fissinotata)
Racking up more angles this year than a geometry class
08/25/20
Confused Eusarca (Eusarca confusaria)
So confused he thought he was outside
08/25/20
Isabella Tiger Moth (Pyrrharctia isabella)
100 percent good looking moth
08/21/20
Unicorn Prominient (Schizura unicornis)
A hornless unicorn
08/19/20
Lined Oak Leafroller (Argyrotaenia quercifoliana)
Orange creamsicle
08/19/20
Early Fan-Foot (Zanclognatha cruralis)
I think so anyway
08/17/20
Striped Oak Webworm (Pococera expandens)
Yeah whatever
08/17/20
Snowy Urola (Urola nivalis)
Special snowflake
08/14/20
Green Cloverworm Moth (Hypena scabra)
A rare 6-1 find-- seriously that station sucks for moths
08/14/20
Clover Looper (Caenurgina crassiuscula)
Idiot flew into a spider web-- yes I saved him
08/14/20
Sober Renia (Renia sobrialis)
AA graduate
08/13/20
Lucerne Moth (Nomophila nearctica)
I guess he is a Swiss native
08/13/20
Brown-Shaded Gray (Iridopsis defectaria)
Peanut butter ripple ice cream in moth form
08/13/20
Black-Blotched Schizura (Schizura leptinoides)
A Buck station find
08/12/20
Morning-Glory Prominent (Schizura ipomaeae)
I would have called it the Oreo moth
08/12/20
The White Speck (Mythimna unipuncta)
That was also the nickname my ex-wife gave me
08/11/20
Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea)
The black shines blue in the flash
08/11/20
Faint-Spotted Palthis Moth (Palthis asopialis)
Found by WILLIAM at 56-5 because he was bored from no internet
08/10/20
Derelict Eucosma Moth (Eucosma derelicta)
What a great moth name
08/10/20
No Common Name (Hahncappsia mancalis)
The record-breaker! Number 118!
08/07/20
Chanegable Grass-Veneer (Fissicrambus mutabilis)
Maybe the most numerous of the 6-2 moths
08/06/20
Yellow-Striped Armyworm Moth (Spodoptera ornithogalli)
Many more of these likely to come
08/05/20
Lynx Flower Moth (Schinia lynx)
A good schinia
08/05/20
No Common Name (Glaphyria cappsi)
Lemon cupcake with chocale frosting
08/03/20
Wavy-lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata)
Emeralds are the best
07/30/20
Hollow-spotted Plagodis (Plagodis alcoolaria)
Hollow but mostly on the inside
07/29/20
Arcigera Flower Moth (Schinia arcigera)
Arci-what now
07/28/20
Painted Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia fucosa)
I only paint sunsets in moth form
07/27/20
Mottled Snout (Hypena palparia)
I think so anyway
07/27/20
Sigmoid Prominent (Clostera albosigma)
Alright this one is pretty neat
07/27/20
Crowned Slug (Isa textula)
King of the slugs
07/24/20
Skiff Moth (Prolimacodes badia)
Part moth - part boat
07/23/20
Common Tan Wave (Pleuroprucha insulsaria)
The dam at the khaki lake burst AGAIN
07/17/20
Saddled Prominent (Heterocampa guttivitta)
Yehaw
07/15/20
Dotted Gymnandrosoma (Gymnandrosoma punctidiscanum)
Dotted giant mouthful of a word
07/15/20
Oblique-banded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)
Somewhere in between a right angle and parallel
07/15/20
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia (Pseudeustrotia carneola)
Woah an actual pink one for once
07/14/20
White Spring Moth (Lomographa vestaliata)
Just pretend that it was not July when I found this one--Also moth number 100! Yay!
07/14/20
Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)
His parents babied him
07/14/20
Large Maple Spanworm (Prochoerodes lineola)
Get the pancakes
07/13/20
Pavlovskis Monopis (Monopis longella)
Pretty good bird crap mimic
07/13/20
Walsinghams Grass Tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus propinqua)
Big hairy PALPS
07/09/20
Bicolored Angle (Macaria bicolorata)
Two colors-- brown and also brown
07/08/20
Chickweed Geometer (Haematopis grataria)
You know it you love it
07/08/20
No Common Name (Acrolophus arcanella)
A tubeworm I misidentified earler
07/08/20
Dot-lined White (Artace cribraria)
The brick grew a beard
07/07/20
Locust Leafroller (Sciota subcaesiella)
Going all Katamari on locust leaves
07/02/20
Catalpa Sphinx (Ceratomia catalpae)
The Big Boy himself
07/02/20
Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia)
This is not particularly large for a moth and very small compared to a leopard-- so why is it called giant
06/30/20
Banded Tussock Moth (Halysidota tessellaris)
If you outlaw banded tussock moths only outlaws will have contrabanded tussock moths
06/24/20
Speckled Black Pyla (Pyla fusca)
Small boring etc
06/23/20
Luna Moth (Actias luna)
About time I found one of these
06/22/20
Dimorphic Epipaschia (Epipaschia superatalis)
Bugguide calls it the Dimorphic Macalla-- even this things name is dimorphic
06/21/20
Contracted Datana (Datana contracta)
Read the fine print
06/20/20
Double-Banded Grass-Veneer (Crambus agitatellus)
Hyphenated
06/20/20
Yellow-Necked Caterpillar Moth (Datana ministra)
A guy from 6-3
06/19/20
Large Lace Border (Scopula limboundata)
Well half of one anyway
06/18/20
Common Looper (Autographa precationis)
Super fresh specimen
06/18/20
No Common Name (Aethes baloghi)
MICRO
06/18/20
Black-Dotted Glyph (Maliattha synochitis)
Bird scat
06/16/20
Yellow-Fringed Dolichomia (Hypsopygia olinalis)
Wave your butt in the air
06/16/20
Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum)
Wish he was fresher-- that blue is really rad
06/15/20
Drab Prominent (Misogada unicolor)
Massive amounts of moth fur on this dude
06/15/20
No Common Name (Arcolophus mortipennella)
Just a big old tubeworm with GIANT PALPS
06/15/20
Angulose Prominent (Peridea angulosa)
More angles than a tetrahedron
06/14/20
Hickory Tussock Moth (Lophocampa caryae)
Gilded
06/14/20
Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda)
Everyone loves a pink moth
06/14/20
The Laugher (Charadra deridens)
HAHAHAHA
06/14/20
Julias Dicymolomia (Dicymolomia julianalis)
I gave it back to Julia when I was done
06/13/20
Delicate Cycnia (Cycnia tenera)
Get the bubblewrap
06/13/20
Common Gray (Anavitrinella pampinaria)
I AM BORED NOW
06/13/20
Unknown Tortricid (Unknown)
Help me bugguide
06/12/20
Juniper Twig Geometer (Patalene olyzonaria)
OH LOOK A HOOKTI-- oh just another juniper twig geometer
06/12/20
Grayish Zanclognatha (Zanclognatha pedipilalis)
Zanclognatha means Sicklejaw in Latin-- heck yes
06/09/20
One-Spotted Variant ( Hypagyrtis unipunctata)
Ubiquitous
06/09/20
Unknown Noctuid (Unknown)
Pending ID
06/08/20
Grape Leaffolder Moth (Desmia funeralis)
FUNERALIS
06/08/20
Bent-Line Carpet (Costaconvexa centrostrigaria)
Costaconvexa sounds like a way to prepare an Italian dish
06/08/20
Sooty-winged Chalcoela (Chalcoela iphitalis)
Paper wasp parasite-- kinda neat
06/08/20
Yellow-Haired Dagger (Acronicta impleta)
Apparently the yellow hair is caterpillar-only
06/08/20
Double-Striped Scoparia (Scoparia biplagialis)
Wow it is BORING
06/07/20
Sod Webworm (Pediasia trisecta)
Just a yellow TUBE
06/07/20
Bluegrass Webworm (Parapediasia teterrellus)
He bows before thee
06/07/20
Elegant Grass-Veneer (Microcrambus elegans)
Still mad
06/07/20
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth (Lochmaeus manteo)
Identity crisis
06/07/20
Striped Eudonia (Eudonia strigalis)
Another boring micromoth
06/07/20
Early Button Slug Moth (Tortricidia testacea)
Cute as an early button
06/04/20
Splendid Palpita (Palpita magniferalis)
Fabulous
06/04/20
Wood Leopard Moth (Zeuzera pyrina)
Super rad
06/02/20
Little White Lichen Moth (Clemensia albata)
Getting pretty literal with the names here
06/02/20
Porcelain Gray (Protoboarmia porcelaria)
BORING
06/01/20
Retarded Dagger (Acronicta retardata)
His mom drank while he was in the cocoon
06/01/20
Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata)
Right before your dog throws up from motion sickness
05/31/20
Deep Yellow Euchlaena (Euchlaena amoenaria)
I can pronounce two of those words
05/31/20
Small Heterocampa (Heterocampa subrotata)
Hetero AND camp-- so confusing
05/30/20
Bristly Cutworm (Lacinipolia renigera)
Like Wilford Brimley drinking a tequila while brandishing a knife
05/29/20
Common Idia (Idia aemula)
Filthy commoner
05/29/20
Clemens Clepsis (Clepsis clemensiana)
With his pal the clover mite
05/29/20
Tufted Apple Bud Moth (Platynota idaeusalis)
I THINK
05/28/20
Red-Bordered Emerald (Nemoria lixaria)
Discal spot fans rejoice
05/28/20
White-Dotted Prominent (Nadata gibbosa)
Looks like the Tallgeese
05/28/20
Common Angle (Macaria aemulataria)
All over the place
05/28/20
American Idia (Idia americalis)
Freedom moth
05/28/20
Small Baileya (Baileya australis)
Just a little fella
05/28/20
Unknown Tortricid (Unknown)
Pending ID
05/22/20
Bilobed Looper (Megalographa biloba)
Ginko Biloba
05/19/20
Small Brown Quaker (Pseudorthodes vecors)
Size color religion - check check check
05/18/20
Dark-Spotted Palthis (Palthis angulalis)
Or tiny secret government next gen stealth jet
05/18/20
Birch Dagger (Acronicta betulae)
A nice looking and uncommon fella
05/18/20
Explicit Arches (Lacinipolia explicata)
Eligible for military service
05/13/20
Red-Fringed Emerald (Nemoria bistriaria)
Nice approach
05/08/20
Confused Meganola (Meganola minuscula)
His parents hope it is just a phase
05/08/20
Three-Spotted Nola (Nola triquetrana)
I yawned three times
05/06/20
Agreeable Tiger Moth (Spilosoma congrua)
Always looking cute
05/05/20
Unidentifiable Noctuid (Unknown)
Too cool not to include
05/04/20
Virginia Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)
Clearly has a case of the Mondays
05/04/20
Diamondback Moth (Plutella xylostella)
Snake cosplayer or baseball fan
05/04/20
Fall Webworm Moth (Hyphantria cunea)
Fake tiger
05/04/20
Celery Leaftier (Udea rubigalis)
Celery leaves are mid-tier at best
05/01/20
Blurry Chocolate Angle (Macaria transitaria)
Angle that blurry chocolate INTO MY MOUTH HAHAH
04/30/20
Forage Looper (Caenurgina erechtea)
Forage looper.. I hardly forage know her!
04/30/20
Distinct Quaker (Achatia distincta)
As distinctly quaker as a Friends Meetinghouse
04/22/20
Black-Dotted Ruddy (Ilexia intractata)
I like it
04/20/20
Unknown (Unknown)
Still working on this one
04/13/20
Black-smudged Chionodes (Chionodes mediofuscella)
Flying mulch
04/13/20
Normans Quaker (Crocigrapha normani)
Quake and Bake!
04/08/20
Large Purplish Gray (Iridopsis vellivolata)
First one I have ever seen that had any hint of purple on it
04/06/20
Gray Pug (Eupithecia subfuscata)
I THINK
04/03/20
Hasty Acleris (Acleris hastiana)
Perfectly brick-colored
03/30/20
Morning-glory Plume Moth (Emmelina monodactyla)
T
03/25/20
Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth (Orthosia hibisci)
A rusty lad
03/20/20
The Ambigious Moth (Lascoria ambigualis)
This is a male- the females are more plain
03/20/20
Celianas Acleris (Acleris celiana)
A very variable species
03/10/20
Small Phigalia (Phigalia strigataria)
We got both kinds of phigalia
03/05/20
Dowdy Pinion (Lithophane unimoda)
February moth number 3. A real beaut too
02/27/20
Spring Cankerworm moth (Paleacrita vernata)
Another February moth! We killing it this year already!
02/24/20
Toothed Phigalia (Phigalia denticulata)
First moth of the year and it is only February!
02/05/20