Archive for September 9th, 2017
Moth 1, with wonderful antenna fringes identifying him as a male:
Moth 2, a female with smaller antenna:
Moth 3, another male:
The underside is diagnostic (ignore the crud on the aquarium glass):
We set each one on the goldenrod plant inside the garden gate, whereupon they charged up in the sun for an hour or so, then flew off about their business. They may eat a few leaves in the garden, but they’re not particularly harmful to anything and entitled to a peaceful life.
I must organize all their pictures into a life history.