Sighting for August 12, 2012

David L. Amadio

Chestnut Branch Park, Mantua Township
Gloucester County, NJ

Very heavy infestation of Woolly aphids on American Beech. Observed 2 female Harvesters laying eggs and at least 3 more individuals behaving like males.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Harvester 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 6