Double-banded Grass Veneer

Insects in Lincoln

July 31, 2017

A crambid snout moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A crambid snout moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A dagger moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A dagger moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A double-banded grass veneer in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A double-banded grass veneer in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A Eulithis moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A Eulithis moth in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A northern bush katydid in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.
A northern bush katydid in Lincoln, photographed by Norm Levey.

Norm Levey photographed a Crambid snout moth, a dagger moth, a double-banded grass veneer, a moth in the genus Eulithis, and a northern bush katydid that came to an observation sheet he set out at his home in Lincoln.

Moths in Lincoln

August 8, 2016

Boldly-marked Archips, Archips dissitana, 12mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Boldly-marked Archips, Archips dissitana, 12mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Baltimore Snout, Hypena baltimoralis, 18mm. Photographed by Norm Levey.
Baltimore Snout, Hypena baltimoralis, 18mm. Photographed by Norm Levey.
Family Noctuidae, Genus Catocala, 24mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Noctuidae, Genus Catocala, 24mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Noctuidae, Genus Catocala, 30mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Noctuidae, Genus Catocala, 30mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Grape Leaffolder, Desmia funeralis 16mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Grape Leaffolder, Desmia funeralis 16mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Geometridae, Subfamily Ennominae, Genus Macaria, 20mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Geometridae, Subfamily Ennominae, Genus Macaria, 20mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
White Furcula, Furcula borealis, 20mm. (Family Notodontidae, which includes the Prominents). Photographed by Norman Levey.
White Furcula, Furcula borealis, 20mm. (Family Notodontidae, which includes the Prominents). Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Limacodidae, unidentified Slug Moth, about 10mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Family Limacodidae, unidentified Slug Moth, about 10mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Unidentified. Possibly Limacodidae, 10mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Unidentified. Possibly Limacodidae, 10mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Casebearer Moth, Genus Coleophora, 8mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Casebearer Moth, Genus Coleophora, 8mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Unidentified Grass Veneer, Genus Crambis, 14mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.
Unidentified Grass Veneer, Genus Crambis, 14mm. Photographed by Norman Levey.

Norm Levey photographed a number of moths that came to an observation sheet he set up outside his Lincoln home. Norm provides details about each, which are shown in the captions.

Insects in Lincoln

July 5, 2016

Double-banded Grass Veneer, C. agitatellus. About 5/8 of an inch long. There were two species of grass veneer moth present that evening. Photo by Norm Levey.
Double-banded Grass Veneer, C. agitatellus. About 5/8 of an inch long. There were two species of grass veneer moth present that evening. Photo by Norm Levey.
Grape Plume Moth, G. periscelidactylus. Less than 3/4 of an inch. Photo by Norm Levey.
Grape Plume Moth, G. periscelidactylus. Less than 3/4 of an inch. Photo by Norm Levey.
Left: Gypsy Moth, L. dispar, On the right: Painted Lichen Moth, H. fucosa. 5/8 of an inch long. Photo by Norm Levey.
Left: Gypsy Moth, L. dispar, On the right: Painted Lichen Moth, H. fucosa. 5/8 of an inch long. Photo by Norm Levey.
Red-fringed Emerald, N. bistriaria. Slightly less than one inch wingspan. Photo by Norm Levey.
Red-fringed Emerald, N. bistriaria. Slightly less than one inch wingspan. Photo by Norm Levey.
Summer Fishfly (adult), C. pectinicornus. Aquatic origin — ponds streams. Length about 2 1/4 inches. This photograph is unusual because it shows the fishfly in take-off showing the wing flexion. A freeze-frame action shot. Photo by Norm Levey.
Summer Fishfly (adult), C. pectinicornus. Aquatic origin — ponds streams. Length about 2 1/4 inches. This photograph is unusual because it shows the fishfly in take-off showing the wing flexion. A freeze-frame action shot. Photo by Norm Levey.
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia, D. olinalus. Quite common during their June flights. Small, less than 1/2 inch. Remarkable for its metallic shades of copper, brass and gold fringing. Photo by Norm Levey.
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia, D. olinalus. Quite common during their June flights. Small, less than 1/2 inch. Remarkable for its metallic shades of copper, brass and gold fringing. Photo by Norm Levey.

Norm Levey shares several images he photographed at a night insect observation sheet in Lincoln. See each photo's caption for further notes from Norm on that species.