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Garden Moths, November.

For some unknown reason moths from the garden are no longer as numerous or as varied, compared with earlier years of mothing. Nevertheless it’s still worth while to shine the light occasionally to see how things are going, these are from a warm night with no moon. The Coprosma Hawk Moth, Hippotion scrofa. (Sphingidae) The […]

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October in the Foothills.

A very calm warm night by Gladstone Creek began with large numbers of scarab beetles, bark cockroaches, and flying ants attracted to the light and generally making things difficult. Luckily moths were slow to arrive, giving the nuisance insects time to wear themselves out and settle on the groundsheet. Geometrids were well represented in the […]

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