Moths of New Brunswick

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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: 77
Latest Activity: 50 minutes ago

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Bruce Spanworm [Operoptera bruceata] 7437 Nov. 19/17 Quispamsis

Started by Joanne Savage. Last reply by Joanne Savage 50 minutes ago. 3 Replies

A well worn individual arrived at the outside light in spite of strong gusty wind. I wouldn't ordinarily post this but.....…Continue

Fall Cankerworm Moth [Alsophilia pometaria] 6528 Nov.7/17 at front sidelight no image

Started by Joanne Savage. Last reply by Joanne Savage Nov 8. 8 Replies

Temp is 2.4 C and yet, there is a moth on the wing. Since I posted Lunate Zale that visited on Oct. 25/17, I've had others. Multiples of Bicolored Sallow, Ipsilon Dart, The White Speck, two Plume…Continue

INCURVARIIDAE 0181 Paraclemensia acerifoliella - Maple Leafcutter Moth

Started by Chris Adam. Last reply by Danny O'Shea Nov 2. 2 Replies

Another uncommon moth, and for me, not only a new family but also a new superfamily, Adeloidea (Fairy moths and kin). At first I thought it was a cross between a coleophorid and a scape moth;…Continue

Tags: leafcutter, moth, maple, acerifoliella, 0181

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Comment by Joanne Savage on August 14, 2011 at 9:04pm

I'm so glad someone started a site dealing with Moths to go along with all the other very welcome additions that have branched off the birding site .

So much info to be found !

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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