Archive for the 'Insect' Category
Just finished reading a few new reports on a potential cause and suggestive treatment for Colony Collapse Disorder… quite interesting. Some research is pointing to a microsporidian (fungi), Nosema ceranae as a potential cause or at least some implication in Colony Collapse Disorder. http://www.biotechnews.com.au/article/299535/fight_honeybees?fp=16&fpid=1
I heard this fluttering against our kitchen door and I spotted a beautiful male Luna Moth (Actias luna). Here are some of my photos (click to enlarge):
I saw this moth out on the porch and decided to photograph it.
I found this moth today, or rather it found me. It was very metallic looking, as though covered in gold or copper. I am thinking it is in the Lophocampa family and is some type of Tussock moth, but I cannot find an exact match. EDIT: Someone pointed out it is most likely […]
I found this moth in my kitchen tonight, I’ve seen plenty of them around, but this one was perched in a good spot for me to photograph, which I did.
I went out on the porch and noticed this rather large moth sticking at the base of my living room window. I had my wife come out and take photos of it. It is a large (3.5″) female Io moth (Automeris io) of the Saturniidae family of moths.