Lancaster EMS Moth Biodiversity 2020

Moth sightings on lemsa property

Archive: 2019

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Total Species: 51

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)
Mossy 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
Clover Looper (Caenurgina crassiuscula)
Clover looper.. I hardly clover 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
Green Cloverworm Moth (Hypena scabra)
Kinda of an unusual example
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