Monday, September 01, 2008

Night and Day [insects are the ones]

Night [in Shakespeare Garden on 8/30/08]Ailanthus Webworm Moth -- seen in the daytime throughout Central Park as well as at night at the black light

A tiny moth we used to think was Callima argentocinctella but now are appealing to a higher authority for IDing -- Hugh McGuinness.

Two-spotted Tree Cricket on the portable generator [It powers the black light]

A Shakespeare Garden gastropod

and Day [at the Mountain Mint near Sparrow Rock - 8/30/08

An uncommon wasp: Scolia bicincta

A common butterfly --Red-banded Hairstreak