More Moth Night Pix, with IDs


Isabella Tiger Moth

Here are more pix from Moth Night, including the pic above of anĀ Isabella Tiger Moth (which once was a Wooly Bear Caterpillar).

DSCN0114The event included a talk and slide show by Elena Tartaglia of National Moth Week, some moth baiting on trees outside DeKorte Park’s Meadowlands Environment Center, and three moth collection sheets — two Mercury Vapor Lamps and one black light.

One of the fun aspects of events like this is the other cool bugs you see while looking for moths. These included a fresh cicada exoskeleton, a native Stinkbug, and a nifty spider.

Next up: Butterfly Day this Sunday, DeKorte Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and family-friendly.

Pix of a Prominent moth and more shots from Moth Night follow.


Prominent Moth


Native Stinkbug


Elena Tartaglia giving her talk at Moth Night in the Meadowlands


Tree-painting to attract moths.


Looking at moths attracted to a Mercury Vapor light at Meadowlands Moth Night.

3 thoughts on “More Moth Night Pix, with IDs

  1. Mary

    Very cool photo of the Stink bug. I could not see that detail on it’s back because it was so small. Very nice to see it.

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