Red-fringed Emerald

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.