Sighting for May 6, 2017

Allan R. Loudell -- Newark Entomological Society field trip -- (Tony McBride, Robert Somes, Ron Roscioli)

Near Warren Grove -- Open flats covered by Bearberry near tall FAA radio tower
Ocean County, NJ

Annual Newark Entomological Society field trip
12:30 p.m.—2:00 p.m.
Mostly overcast; occasional bursts of sunshine; windy at times; 63—70 degrees
Spring Azures appeared to be mostly form idella, “Holly” or “Atlantic” Azure
Disappointed NOT to see Cobweb Skipper!
At least two Occult Drasteria moths

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Hoary Elfin 25+
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3