The Praying Mantis is a common visitor to the light sheet, prowling around in search of an easy moth meal. This one was pictured tucking into a Pyralid. The common or garden green variety is the one most likely to be seen, but occasionally a different species turns up. This smaller brown ground or bark [...]
Category Archive for 'Other creatures'
All kinds of other creatures come to the moth light, and on this occasion two Katydids flew in. One was a big female, and for a while I didn’t take much notice of her as she was at the bottom of the sheet. Then I noticed that she was laying eggs, elongated black ones strung [...]