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moth - Operophtera brumata

moth - Operophtera brumata
University of New Hampshire, Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
November 30, 2016
These moths are out in numbers, resting on buildings and windows. I noticed them last year as well, as late as mid-December in temperatures of 30 degrees if not lower.


Winter Moth
I live in Rhode Island. I took a similar photo here on Dec.8, 2012. What follows is the I.D. Winter Moth - Hodges#7436 (Operophtera brumata) - Operophtera brumata
My photo is #729256. With a different view on the next photo, #729147. Comments from neighbors are with that one too. All fit what you're seeing. I'm no expert but an expert
did I.D. It.

Operophtera brumata, I think.
Operophtera brumata, I think.

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