Monday 13 August 2012

This is a late posting for Sunday.  It was another good night with 2 possibly 3 new macro moths for the backyard and one new macro for the year.  I also identified 2 micro moth species.  The new backyard macros were Narrow-winged Borer (Photedes defecta) and Puta Sallow Moth (Anathix puta).  The new macro for the year was Brown Arches Moth (Lacinipolia stricta).  I've also included a better photograph of Euxoa comosa.  The two micros are Beet Webworm Moth (Loxostege sticticalis) and Lucerne Moth (Nomophila nearctica).  The Lucerne Moth seems to be quite a common garden micro.
Narrow-winged Borer (Photedes defecta)

Brown Arches Moth (Lacinipolia stricta)

 Puta Sallow Moth (Anathix puta)

 Euxoa comosa

Lucerne Moth (Nomophila nearctica)

Beet Webworm Moth (Loxostege sticticalis)

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