Thursday, September 28, 2006

The Light in Shakespeare Garden

Not a moth stirring at the Moth Tree for at least a week.. So we set up the black light at the usual spot in the Shakespeare Garden. Lots of action there.

Present: Lee Stinchcomb, Jimmy Lewis, Allan Miller, Marie Winn [I took the pictures].

Corn Earworm - Heliothis zea - on the black light tube

The Gem - Orthonama obstipata --on sheet

Plume Moth [Pterophora sp.] on sheet
Cabbage Looper [Trichoplusia ni ] in closed resting position

Cabbage Looper, open position, perched on Jimmy's finger