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Moths of New Brunswick

A group all about the moths of New Brunswick, and also the Maritimes. The variety of these night-flying (and sometimes day-flying) creatures is astounding, so post your images here and we'll get something going.

Location: Fredericton, NB
Members: 74
Latest Activity: 40 minutes ago

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A few moths from Cormierville, Kent Co., 3rd week of May 2017

Started by Stuart Tingley. Last reply by Nancy Mullin 40 minutes ago. 5 Replies

I've had very few moths at the lights so far this spring but weather has generally been poor for mothing. Hopefully things will turn around soon. Here are a few of the visitors to our outdoors lights…Continue

Tags: cormierville, cocagne, 2905, 089975, barbara

Oak leaftier Moth - needs id

Started by Chris Adam 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

This larva was found in tied/webbed oak leaved on 14 September 2016. It overwintered in a jar and emerged sometime in mid-May 2017; it was dead when I found it. I'm fairly sure it is a Pyralid.…Continue

Tags: pyralidae, leaftier, oak, red

5608 Double-humped Pococera Moth?

Started by Chris Adam 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

This might be PYRALIDAE Epipaschiinae: Pococera expandens - 5608 Double-humped Pococera Moth, but I am not entirely positive. It is also called Striped Oakworm Moth.I encountered the dark brown…Continue

Tags: Striped, oakworm, Moth, Double-humped, 5608

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Comment by Chris Adam on August 11, 2011 at 10:16pm
Glad you found this, Denis. Welcome. This was started this morning just because i got those great (ahem) pics of the sphinx moth and i wanted to be more organized in showing them off. There are now three members: me at work, you, and me at home.
Comment by Chris Adam on August 11, 2011 at 11:55am
I walked out my front door at 10:30 last night and saw this lovely Laurel Sphinx (Sphinx kalmiae) at my feet. It posed demurely for several portraits.
 

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