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Will Kerling

Cape May NWR and 400 Block of West Hand Avenue - CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Found a fresh Orange Sulphur at the Cape May NWR and a Plume Moth species in downtown CMCH, NJ. Plume Moths are very hard to id to species and it really takes a microscope and a specimen for a sure determination for this family.

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Plume moth

Orange Sulphur

Will Kerling

Cape May NWR and 400 Block of West Hand Avenue - CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

There were two fresh Orange Sulphurs hunkered down in the high southern winds on the Cape May NWR. Where there more in the field???
Also, there was a fresh Fall-Cankerworm Moth (Alsophila pometaria) on a porch frame in the 400 Block of West Hand Avenue.

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Alsophila pometaria

Orange Sulphur

Will Kerling

Cape May NWR - CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Did an Orange Sulphur survived under the snow or come out of a chrysalis on a warm day (45 degrees) after our arctic winter cold weather? Found three other insect species in downtown Cape May CH this day - Honey Bee, Boxelder Bug and Bottle Fly .

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Orange Sulphur

Honeybee