Get notified whenever new sightings are posted via our Twitter account @NLNatureAlerts

Moth Links

Previous Sightings by Mardon

Thumbnail ImageSpider on September 17, 2013
Thumbnail ImageFungus on May 19, 2012
Thumbnail ImageNorthern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) on September 24, 2013
Thumbnail ImageFly on September 22, 2013
Thumbnail ImageEuropean Crane Fly on September 12, 2013
Thumbnail ImageFly on May 12, 2012
Thumbnail Imagemoose on May 16, 2011


  • Viewed: 814 times
  • Liked: 1 times

Do you like the sighting?

1 liked it
Contributors » Mardon » Moth

Moth discovered by Mardon (#1986)

Powered By Subgurim( Maps ASP.NET

Sighting Info

Observed: December 2, 2013 @ 1:30 AM
Posted on: December 2, 2013 @ 9:12 PM (diff: 0 days)
I saw this while walking around the path at Kent's Pond. I had only my iPhone to try and get a photo and this is the best I could do. It was flying in the woods along the trail in the early afternoon. There was some snow on the ground and an ambient air temperature of 1⁰C. Here it's landed on the wooden railing of a walking bridge. It seemed most unusually to me for a moth to be out in December. Apparently t may be a bruce spanworm moth. Operophterini are late-season moths and the females are flightless.

Newfoundland Nature

Sighting's Features

Help to Describe

Newfoundland Nature

Sighting's Identification

Help to Identify

Newfoundland Nature

Newfoundland Nature

Leave Your Comment

In order to leave a comment, you need to register. It is very fast and easy

Click here to login or register