Lancaster EMS Moth Biodiversity 2020

Moth sightings on lemsa property

Archive: 2020 -*- 2019

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Total Species: 99

Inornate Pyrausta (Pyrausta inornatalis)
Possibly a first PA record
09/09/21
Faint-Spotted Palthis (Palthis asopialis)
The other palthis
09/09/21
Pale Beauty (Campaea perlata)
Always glad to find these
09/09/21
Waterlily Leafcutter (Elophila obliteralis)
Kinda cool name there
09/07/21
Oblique-Banded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)
boring
09/07/21
Bent-Line Carpet (Costaconvexa centrostrigaria)
The female pictured is way nicer that the boring males
09/03/21
Common Looper (Autographa precationis)
All loopers look good but man this one is awesome
09/03/21
Yellow-Striped Armyworm (Spodoptera ornithogalli)
Very common but very nice looking
09/02/21
White-Marked Tussock Moth (Orgyia leucostigma)
Yep
09/02/21
Drab Brown Wave (Lobocleta ossularia)
Not a very nice name
09/02/21
Morbid Owlet (Chytolita morbidalis)
I think anyway
09/01/21
Harnassed Tiger Moth (Apantesis phalerata)
I like this one a lot
09/01/21
Wavy-Lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata)
A good emerald
08/31/21
Chickweed Geometer (Haematopis grataria)
A common favorite
08/31/21
Celery Looper (Anagrapha falcifera)
Almost all loopers look cool and this one is no exception
08/30/21
Large Paectes (Paectes abrostoloides)
Big pecs
08/23/21
Unknown Noctuid (Unknown)
Some sort of Quaker probably
08/20/21
Clemens Grass Tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus popeanella)
Legit palps
08/20/21
Black-Dotted Ruddy (Ilexia intractata)
Very Stalin-like description
08/19/21
Delicate Cycnia (Cycnia tenera)
Special snowflake
08/18/21
Acorn Moth (Blastobasis glandulella)
A corny moth HAHAHAHA
08/18/21
Pink-Shaded Fern Moth (Callopistria mollissima)
Cleared for takeoff
08/17/21
Red-Headed Inchworm (Macaria bisignata)
Ginger
08/12/21
Juniper Twig Geometer (Patalene olyzonaria)
I like em
08/11/21
Meal Moth (Pyralis farinalis)
Nice that an old chunk of coal like me can have a meal from time to time
08/10/21
Large Purplish Gray (Iridopsis vellivolata )
Yeah
08/09/21
Painted Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia fucosa)
Now here is a real nice looking moth
07/29/21
Common Pug (Eupithecia miserulata)
Wow who cares
07/29/21
Catalpa Sphinx (Ceratomia catalpae)
Old faithful
07/29/21
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth (Lochmaeus manteo)
We get these every year
07/24/21
No Common Name (Glaphyria fulminalis)
Not G Cappsi based on the shallow angle that the PM line meets the inner margin
07/23/21
Dark-Spotted Looper (Diachrysia aereoides)
A decent 6-1 find
07/23/21
Chestnut Schizura (Schizura badia)
A good looking schizura
07/20/21
Drab Prominent (Misogada unicolor)
You can either be drab or prominent- not both
07/20/21
Unknown (Unknown)
Not sure on this one yet
07/08/21
Beautiful Wood-Nymph (Eudryas grata)
I agree
07/07/21
Anguss Datana (Datana angusii)
I really could use an apostrophe right now
07/07/21
Small Purplish Gray (Iridopsis humaria)
Yes all of those things
07/02/21
Waved Sphinx Moth (Ceratomia undulosa)
Another new sphinx for LEMSA
07/02/21
Celery Leaftier (Udea rubigalis)
Garden menace
07/01/21
Brown-Lined Owlet (Macrochilo litophora)
My guide calls these Two-Lined Owlets
06/24/21
Common Angle (Macaria aemulataria)
It truly is
06/24/21
Phragmites Wainscot (Leucania phragmitidicola)
Phragmites sounds like a parasite
06/24/21
Ailanthus Webworm (Atteva aurea)
Everyones favorite
06/24/21
Disparaged Arches (Orthodes detracta)
Dont let them get you down buddy
06/15/21
Julias Dicymolomia (Dicymolomia julianalis)
Fancy tent
06/15/21
Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth (Darapsa myron)
A new sphinx moth for LEMSA
06/15/21
Maple Webworm Moth (Pococera asperatella)
Maybe
06/14/21
Common Tan Wave (Pleuroprucha insulsaria)
Pleuroprucha sounds like a Czech hockey player name
06/14/21
Angulose Prominent (Peridea angulosa)
Sheer angulocity
06/14/21
Juniper-Twig Geometer (Patalene olyzonaria)
Never a hooktip
06/14/21
Mottled Hypena (Hypena palparia)
Maybe
06/14/21
Dotted Gymnandrosoma (Gymnandrosoma punctidiscanum)
Tiny moth giant name
06/14/21
Thin-Winged Owlet (Nigetia formosalis)
Bird poop triangle
06/09/21
Pavlovskis Monopis (Monopis longella)
Did someone ring a bell-I am salivating
06/09/21
Lined Oak Leafroller (Argyrotaenia quercifoliana)
Yup
06/09/21
Little White Lichen Moth (Clemensia albata)
Very true
06/08/21
Small Baileya (Baileya australis)
Uh huh
06/08/21
Elegant Grass-Veneer (Microcrambus elegans)
STILL mad
06/07/21
Small White Grass-Veneer (Crambus albellus)
Name says it all
06/04/21
Snowy Urola (Urola nivalis)
Not fit for the June weather
06/03/21
Yellow-Headed Looper (Lambdina pellucidaria)
I think
06/03/21
Bent-Winged Owlet (Bleptina caradrinalis)
Bleptina is a pretty funny name
06/03/21
Bristly Cutworm (Lacinipolia renigera)
A prison toothbrush shank
06/01/21
Explicit Arches (Lacinipolia explicata)
See these every year and am subsequently out of jokes
05/28/21
Bee Moth (Aphomia sociella)
A bee and wasp parasite
05/28/21
Sober Renia (Renia sobrialis)
Still on the wagon
05/27/21
Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata)
Rectangulata is a cool word
05/26/21
Hasty Acleris (Acleris hastiana)
Stop and smell the roses
05/26/21
Changeable Grass-Veneer (Fissicrambus mutabilis)
Unchangeably boring
05/24/21
Oak Beauty (Phaeoura quernaria)
New for lemsa and a beauty indeed
05/21/21
Green Leuconycta (Leuconycta diphteroides)
New for lemsa and kinda neat
05/21/21
Yellow-Haired Dagger (Acronicta impleta)
Blonde and stabby
05/20/21
Double-Lined Prominent (Lochmaeus bilineata)
Legged out the double on a line drive
05/19/21
Elm Leaf-Sewer (Carpatolechia fugitivella)
MAYBE
05/19/21
Eastern Grass-Veneer (Crambus laqueatellus)
Uh huh
05/18/21
Toothed Brown Carpet ( Xanthorhoe lacustrata)
Mouthy
05/17/21
Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea)
Yup
05/06/21
Agreeable Tiger Moth (Spilosoma congrua)
The happiest moth
05/05/21
Confused Meganola (Meganola minuscula)
Yeah that is a name right there
05/05/21
Transfigured Hydriomena (Hydriomena transfigurata)
I am about 60 percent sure of this one
05/05/21
Great Oak Dagger Moth (Acronicta lobeliae)
Big stabby wood
05/04/21
Tufted Apple Bud Moth (Platynota idaeusalis)
Lots of positive descriptive terms for an agricultural pest
05/03/21
Dark-Spotted Palthis Moth (Palthis angulalis)
Dusky dotted
04/30/21
Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)
Pretending to be dead as usual
04/29/21
Red-Fringed Emerald (Nemoria bistriaria)
An intermediate color morph
04/29/21
White-Dotted Prominent (Nadata gibbosa)
Freshest one I have seen yet
04/21/21
Green Cloverworm Moth (Hypena scabra)
YAWN
04/21/21
Distinct Quaker (Achatia distincta)
Recognizable oats
04/14/21
Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth (Orthosia hibisci)
It is exactly two of those things
04/12/21
Chosen Sallow (Psaphida electilis)
New for LEMSA- Really rad sallow
04/08/21
Brown-shaded Carpet (Venusia comptaria)
Small AND boring
04/06/21
Brown-shaded Gray (Iridopsis defectaria)
Grays- fun aliens but boring moths
04/06/21
Morning-glory Plume Moth (Emmelina monodactyla)
It is nice
04/06/21
Grotes Sallow (Copivaleria grotei)
New for LEMSA again- Green moths are cool
04/05/21
The Wedgeling (Galgula partita)
Still the best moth name
03/26/21
Ruby Quaker (Orthosia rubescens)
New for LEMSA- a nice looking quaker
03/24/21
Small Phigalia (Phigalia strigataria)
Had these in February last year
03/11/21
Spring Cankerworm Moth (Paleacrita vernata)
The first of 2021
03/04/21