Lancaster EMS Moth Biodiversity 2019

Moth sightings on lemsa property

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Total Species: 117

Large Purplish Gray (Iridopsis vellivolata)
Many of these this year at 6-2
11/06/19
Celinas Acleris (Acleris celiana)
Tiny! Boring!
11/06/19
Dark-spotted Alceris (Acleris inana)
A little micromoth
10/31/19
The Gem (Orthonama obstipata)
So tiny!
10/28/19
Grotes Pinion (Lithophane grotei)
Jagged black lines distingush this from other similar pinions
10/28/19
Green Cutworm Moth (Anicla infecta)
Looks like a rusty nail. I might need a tetanus shot!
10/28/19
Small purplish gray (Iridopsis humaria)
Not really all that purple
10/25/19
Pearly Underwing ( Peridroma saucia)
Typical hard-to-identify dart
10/25/19
Sweet Potato Armyworm Moth (Spodoptera dolichos)
As far as I can tell, this is the first ever sighting of this moth in PA! We are doing science here, people
10/24/19
Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum)
Another amazing moth name
10/23/19
Bi-colored Sallow (Sunira bicolorago)
6-2s most common fall moth
10/23/19
Common Looper (Autographa precationis)
Common, but I still love them
10/17/19
The Penitent (Catocala piatrix)
Big old beautiful underwing!
10/14/19
No Common Name (Agnorisma bollii)
A rare moth! Not even in my guide!
10/10/19
White-marked Tussock Moth (Orgyia leucostigma)
A hairy lad
10/08/19
Spotted Beet Webworm (Hymenia perspectalis)
Spotted.. not striped. Because reasons
10/08/19
Swordsman Dart (Agrotis gladiaria)
Looking sharp!
10/08/19
Catalpa Sphinx (Catalpa speciosa)
The Big Boy himself
10/07/19
Dot-lined White (Artace Cribrarius)
I like it
10/02/19
Large Tolype Moth (Tolype Velleda)
I MADE THEM BE FRIENDS
09/26/19
Soybean Looper (Chrysodeixis includens)
Enemy of soy sauce lovers everywhere
09/25/19
Ash Tip Borer (Papaipema Furcata)
Shiny!
09/24/19
Straw Besma (Besma endropiaria)
A nice moth that can also be used to sip a slushie
09/18/19
Virginia Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)
Pretending to be kinda dead
09/16/19
Yellow-striped Armyworm (Spodoptera ornithogalli)
Very common around here
09/13/19
Red-bordered Emerald (Nemoria lixaria)
Everyone loves emeralds
09/13/19
Brown Bark Carpet (Horisme intestinata)
All those lines!
09/11/19
The Pale Beauty (Campaea perlata)
Resting on some nice hideous pokeweed
09/10/19
Common Tan Wave (Pleuroprucha insulsaria)
Nice looking!
09/09/19
Barberry Geometer (Coryphista meadii)
No clue what a barberry is
09/09/19
Snowy Urola (Urola nivalis)
Like a cheap nouveau-riche-style tablecloth
09/06/19
Changeable Grass-veneer (Fissicrambus mutabilis)
Basically a TUBE
09/06/19
Tobacco Budworm Moth (Chloridea virescens)
Smoking cessation animal
09/06/19
Explicit Arches (Lacinipolia explicata)
Somebody censor those arches! Think of the children!
09/05/19
Black-dotted Ruddy (Ilexia intractata)
A moth or a description of Joseph Stalin
09/03/19
Red Twin-spot (Xanthorhoe ferrugata)
A nice carpet moth
08/28/19
Maple Looper (Parallelia bistriaris)
Looking pretty worn out
08/28/19
No Clue (No Clue)
I still have to get this one identified
08/28/19
Angulose Prominent (Peridea angulosa)
Acute!
08/27/19
Red-lined Panopoda (Panopoda rufimarg)
This thing has the color scheme of a salsa jar
08/27/19
White-streaked Prominent (Oligocentria lignicolor)
There are worse colors to be streaked
08/27/19
Agreeable Tiger Moth (Spilosoma congrua)
Hello!
08/26/19
Red-headed Inchworm Moth (Macaria bisignata)
A very colorful specimen
08/26/19
Henrys Marsh Moth (Simyra insularis)
I cannot use apostrophes, sorry
08/23/19
Large Maple Spanworm (Prochoerodes lineola)
Pretty big I guess
08/20/19
Black-bordered Lemon (Marimatha nigrofimbria)
Tangy!
08/20/19
Spotted Apatelodes (Apatelodes torrefacta)
Not an elephant
08/20/19
Nais Tiger Moth (Apantesis nais)
Mmmmmm LINES
08/20/19
Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda)
Pink!
08/19/19
The Laugher (Charadra deridens)
The best moth name
08/19/19
Chickweed Geometer (Haematopis grataria)
My personal favorite
08/15/19
Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea)
Everyone loves it
08/15/19
Bristly Cutworm (Lacinipolia renigera)
Used him to groom my beard
08/14/19
Common Angle (Macaria aemulataria)
45 degress is a pretty common angle
08/13/19
Packards Wave (Cyclophora packardi)
Sorry Packard, no apostrophes. No one knows you own this wave
08/13/19
The Wedgling (Galgula partita)
CUTE NAME
08/09/19
Common Gray (Anavitrinella pampinaria)
You have no redeeming qualities
08/09/19
Green Cloverworm (Hypena scabra)
BORING
08/08/19
Plain Plume Moth (Hellinsia homodactylus)
At least you have a fun shape
08/07/19
White-dotted Prominent (Nadata gibbosa)
Cheddar flavored
08/06/19
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth (Lochmaeus manteo)
Meh
08/06/19
Double-lined Prominent (Lochmaeus bilineata)
Twice the lines of a regular prominent
08/06/19
Grape leaffolder (Desmia funeralis)
My favorite latin name. METAL SOLO
08/06/19
American Dagger (Acronicta americana)
USA! USA!
08/06/19
Carrot Seed Moth (Sitochroa palealis)
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT!
08/05/19
Locust Leafroller (Sciota subcaesiella)
So tiny
08/05/19
Juniper Twig Geometer (Patalene olyzonaria)
Looks like you could cut yourself on that thin
08/05/19
Yellow-haired Dagger (Acronicta impleta)
Still looking for the yellow hairs
08/02/19
Polyphemus Moth (Antheraea polyphemus)
Ironically, the person who found this moth and pointed it out to me is a cyclops. Homer would be proud
07/30/19
Unicorn Prominent (Schizura unicornis)
That green iridescent sheen is nice
07/29/19
Morning-glory Prominent (Schizura ipomaeae)
Stick lad
07/26/19
Small Heterocampa (Heterocampa subrotata)
The best looking heterocampa
07/26/19
Delicate Cycnia (Cycnia tenera)
Man u
07/26/19
Garden Tortrix (Clepsis peritana)
So smol. The smolest
07/26/19
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth (Acharia stimulea)
Hairer back than mine. Impressive
07/26/19
Yellow Slant-line (Tetracis crocallata)
Descriptive name
07/25/19
Large Paectes (Paectes abrostoloides)
ERECT BUTT
07/25/19
Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth (Datana ministra)
Ignore the saddled prominent lurking in the background
07/24/19
One-spotted Variant (Hypagyrtis unipunctata)
Very common, but very nice lookin
07/23/19
Porcelain Gray (Protoboarmia porcelaria)
Not my favorite
07/22/19
Dark-banded Owlet (Phalaenophana pyramusalis)
Mulch muncher
07/19/19
Oblique-banded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)
Matches the cover of one of those godawful Proust novels
07/17/19
Three-spotted Nola (Nola triquetrana)
BORING
07/16/19
Double-banded Grass-veneer (Crambus agitatellus)
SHINY TUBE
07/10/19
Red-fringed Emerald (Nemoria bistriaria)
Note the lack of black distal spots. Differentiates it from the red-bordered emerald
07/09/19
Common Gluphisia (Gluphisia septentrionis)
Nice
07/09/19
Dark-spotted Looper (Diachrysia aereoides)
Stigma-free
07/09/19
Painted Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia fucosa)
Top 5 moth right there
07/07/19
Hollow-spotted Blepharomastix (Blepharomastix ranalis)
Yet another METAL moth name
07/05/19
Wavy-lined Heterocampa (Heterocampa biundata)
2nd best heterocampa
07/02/19
Saddled Prominent (Heterocampa guttivitta)
Very common and variable
07/01/19
Wood Leopard Moth (Zeuzera pyrina)
Kinda uncommon. We had a few this year
06/27/19
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia (Pseudeustrotia carneola)
Note the complete lack of pink bars
06/26/19
Common Idia (Idia aemula)
Meh
06/26/19
Columbia Pug Moth (Eupithecia columbiata)
Repping my adopted hometown
06/26/19
Banded Tussock Moth (Halysidota tessellaris)
Neon! Well, he would be if he was not so worn down
06/25/19
Pearly Wood-nymph (Eudryas unio)
I love this thin
06/25/19
Yellow-collard Slug Moth (Apoda y-inversum)
CUTE
06/19/19
Hickory Tussock Moth (Lophocampa caryae)
Oh yes
06/13/19
Early Button Slug Moth (Tortricidia testacea)
Even CUTER with that CUTE NAME
06/11/19
Tufted Bird Dropping Moth (Cerma cerintha)
Bird crap never looked so good
06/11/19
Thin-winged Owlet (Nigetia formosalis)
An uncommon moth that looks like a bird squirt
06/05/19
Double-toothed Prominent (Nerice bidentata)
Spooky! Vampire-like!
06/03/19
Black-blotched Schizura (Schizura leptinoides)
Burnt stick
05/29/19
Drab Prominent (Misogada unicolor)
I think it is quite nice, personally
05/28/19
White-lined Leafroller (Amorbia humerosana)
Ignore the lack of white lines
05/28/19
Beautiful Eutelia (Eutelia pulcherrima)
Super great. Eats poison ivy, too
05/24/19
Yellow-collard Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)
An all-time favorite
05/21/19
Garden Webworm Moth (Achyra rantalis)
Ignore the creepy guy in the window
05/20/19
Fall Webworm Moth (Hyphantria cunea)
I accidentally cut myself with a box cutter the day before
05/10/19
Curve-toothed Geometer (Eutrapela clemataria)
Go to a dentist
05/01/19
Great Oak Dagger (Acronicta lobeliae)
I would not mind being stabbed by this
04/30/19
Distinct Quaker (Achatia distincta)
GET THE OATS
04/22/19
Intractable Quaker (Himella fidelis)
Also an intractable quaker- former US president Richard Milhous Nixon
04/16/19
Figure-eight Sallow (Psaphida resumens)
Eight is the least lonely number
04/10/19
Spring Cankerworm Moth (Paleacrita vernata)
First LEMSA moth of the year!
03/25/19
Morning-glory Plume Moth (Emmelina monodactyla)
Anorexic!
03/25/19