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  • Lynn Scott's Laothoe juglandis image
    and 9 21PM bottom Both images are of the same individual This species also photographed on 30 June 2000 on 8 July 2000 on 24 and 27 May 2001 on 20 22 and 29 June 2001 and on 4 7

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07827.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Pachysphinx modesta image
    6 June 2002 7 19PM top 6 June 2002 7 17PM center 6 June 2002 7 19PM bottom All three photographs are of the same individual Buckhams Bay West is approximately 6 to 7 miles NNW of Dunrobin in the rural area of the City of Ottawa My thanks to Don and Pat for sharing their find with me This species also photographed at Ottawa Dunrobin on 14 July 2002

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07828.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Hemaris thysbe image
    mowing was interrupted for the capture of this specimen as it nectared at flowers in the afternoon The wings of Hemaris thysbe are mainly transparent lacking scales in the median area The base and terminal areas are scaled and dark wine brown in color On the forewing the inner edge of the brown band along the outer margin is somewhat scalloped The dorsal thorax is olive colored but white in the ventral view The abdomen is mainly dark wine brown with creamy yellow tufts or bands on each side near the end Covell gives a wingspan from 4 0 to 5 5 cm for this species This species is closely similar to Hemaris gracilis not yet recorded at my location but Covell notes that the latter has a reddish brown line on the ventral surface of the thorax below each wing base which is absent in Hemaris thysbe According to Handfield 1999 the larva of Hemaris thysbe has been reported to feed on viburnum hawthorn honeysuckle cherry plum and snowberry He indicates two generations per year for my general area with adult flight seasons from early May to mid July and from mid July nearly to mid September My only

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07853.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Sphecodina abbottii image
    brown to tan median In some lighting conditions the dark brown may have a grayish cast as in the photo at bottom left The outer edge of the medial area swoops outward towards the middle of the outer margin with bands of tan and dark brown then forms deep narrow zigzags to the costa giving a somewhat streaky appearance to the wing The outer margin is somewhat scalloped and there is sometimes a clearly defined gray brown apical patch The hindwing is yellow bordered in dark brown stripes at the inner margin of the brown border align with the banding of the forewing when the wings are partly closed The thorax and abdomen are banded in dark purplish gray black and brown The antennae are yellow Covell 1984 indicates a wingspan of 5 7 to 7 0 cm According to Handfield 1999 the larva of Sphecodina abbottii has been reported to feed on ampelopsis grape Virginia creeper and hawthorn For my general area he gives an adult flight season from about mid May to late June My records to date for Sphecodina abbottii each date representing the night of are in the table below Month 01 02 03 04 05

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07870.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Deidamia inscripta image
    May 2002 10 41 to 10 46PM All the above images were selected from a sequence taken during a five minute interval during most of which the specimen was in flight fluttering repeatedly up the wall towards the light Contact

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07871.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Darapsa myron image
    second from top 3 July 2002 10 32PM center 3 July 2002 10 28PM second from bottom 3 July 2002 9 36PM bottom All photographs are of the same individual which remained overnight and flew away late in the afternoon of 4 July This species either the same specimen returning or a different specimen was also photographed on the evening of 4 July 2002 This species also photographed on 6

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07885.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Darapsa pholus image
    ON Canada 30 June 2002 10 28PM top 30 June 2002 10 25PM center 30 June 2002 10 25PM bottom All photographs are of the same individual This species also photographed on 1 and 2 July 2002 Contact Site created

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07886.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Hyles gallii image
    of this tribe It has a dark olive brown to brown forewing with a pinkish to yellowish band extending diagonally from the lower base nearly to the apex There is whitish shading along the upper edge of this band and two upward and inward pointing extensions The nearly straight outer margin is bordered with dark gray The inner margin of the forewing is very finely edged in white The median area of the hindwing is deep pink to red preceded by black at the base and followed by bands of black and tan sometimes pinkish tan along the outer margin At the inner margin of the hindwing there is a patch of white and the fringe of the hindwing is also white The thorax and abdomen are olive brown with white along the sides of the dorsal thorax and bands of black and white along the sides of the abdomen I estimate the wingspan of the specimens I have seen to be in the order of 6 to 7 cm According to Handfield 1999 the larva of Hyles gallii feeds on species of epilobium such as fireweed bedstraw woodruff and members of the evening primrose family For my general area

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/07893.html (2016-04-29)
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