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Category Archives: Insects
Some gate-crashers arrived on NYE – a motley bunch, but colourful. It’s always a pleasure to see the Golden Stag Beetle. A preying mantis at the light didn’t seem to bother the local moths, who seemed happy to land on the big … Continue reading
Its August and I’m only just posting moths of February! Still, there are some lovely specimens here and a few new species for the property. I have put in multiples of some species/specimens to illustrate variability. I’ll fill in more … Continue reading
As mentioned in the previous post, it’s now a little over 12 months since I started the monthly documentation of moths that come to my moth-light on the veranda of our house, here at Boho South in north-east Victoria. When … Continue reading
Over 40 species of moth graced the light during November 2013, including several new species like the stunning Iropoca Moth, at left. Most species were from the Family Geometroidea, the waves, carpets, emeralds and allies. Though slowly becoming familiar with … Continue reading
Though not many, we did have a few mild nights in September; early and late, with several cold weeks in between. So, I’ve split the information into two sections- early September and late September. On a couple of particularly mild … Continue reading
Not having paid particular attention to moths in previous years, I wasn’t sure I’d be seeing many once the weather got cooler. And whilst that certainly turned out to be the pattern (June had less activity than May, which had … Continue reading