Category Archives: Moths

Patterns in the Pool, and 2 Moths from May 16, Bar Harbor

Decaying leaf litter in shallow part of vernal pool, May 16, 2017. Temperature dipped again last night and moths at the porch light were sleepy. I turned light off and hope they went someplace warmer. I’m awaiting confirmation of species … Continue reading

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Might be Homochlodes fritillaria, or the other one that looks almost the same.

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Ichneumon Wasp & Moths at porch light- Bar Harbor, 18-24 April

This is enlarged wing from the individual above. Based on pattern of wing veins (the ones I marked in green) I think this is an ichneumon wasp (rather than a braconid). Guidance was given by a member of Facebook Bugs … Continue reading

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Micro-Moths and Fungus Gnats

This might be Ypsolopha falciferella, but I have no confirmation. ID help is always appreciated.  About 10mm. Comparison with examples on BugGuide were encouraging. It’s hard for me to get these micros in focus. Here are two Fungus Gnats, the green-winged on … Continue reading

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Magusa divaricata Roque Bluffs, Maine Oct 3 2014

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Acadian Sallow (Xylotype acadia) ? Mt. Desert Island, Maine Sept.27, 2014

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Geina bucksi (Buck’s Plume Moth) 29 July, 2014 Bar Harbor, Maine

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