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: 75
Latest Activity: 1 hour ago

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Female Gypsy Moth ovipositing

Started by Chris Adam. Last reply by Joanne Savage 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

I was lucky to spot this female Gypsy Moth ovipositing on a maple at the shoreline, Fredericton Wildlife Area, just past Morrell Park, 22 Aug 17.…Continue

Tags: Gypsy, Moth, 8318, dispar, Lymantriinae

FOS Papaipema and some Favorites in Quarryville Aug. 2017

Started by Nancy Mullin. Last reply by Joanne Savage 3 hours ago. 2 Replies

The Season is winding down and I usually get 1 new addition to my list, on most days.  Now in my third summer with Moth-ing, I am happy to be able to ID many by sight.  I still get tricked a lot…Continue

Tags: Borer, Bracken, pterisii, Papaipema, Hodges#9480

Catching up on ID's for August. 2017 Quarryville Trap

Started by Nancy Mullin. Last reply by Nancy Mullin 6 hours ago. 10 Replies

1.c Aug 1st...the one I thought was N. Pronuba! I kept looking and finally decided to post it on  'Moths of The Eastern US' FB page. Thanks to Jim Edsall for the ID.  A great page with very similar…Continue

Tags: Moth, Sallow, capreana, Hodges#2753, Aug

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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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