Porcelain Gray Moth – 8/16/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/16/20

Observation Time: 9:50 a.m.

Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Rd.

Common Name: Porcelain Gray Moth

Scientific Name: Protoboarmia porcelaria

Comments: This is a type of geometer moth. This individual was resting on my window in the morning.

Moths are typically nocturnal. One way to attract moths on a summer night is to hang a white sheet and put a light behind it.

More Information: Butterflies and Moths of North America