Large Transparent winged Moth
Location: Bedford, Nova scotia, Canada
July 23, 2011 1:31 pm
Saw this one last night when the light in my porch attracted it. Thought it was a huge mosquito first, but see the moth like antanae in the photo. Body length about 4-5cm, quite large. Wings transparent. Never seen one like this before.
Signature: Wildlife Sightings,

Summer Fishfly

Dear Wildlife Sightings,
You have sighted a Summer Fishfly,
Chauliodes pectinicornis.  You can find information on the species on bugguide.  The pectinate antennae do resemble those of a moth.

Location: Canada

5 Responses to Summer Fishfly

  1. JUNPonline says:

    Awesome, thanks for the id.

  2. Madison says:

    It just flow through my window in my room and I said to myself WHÀT IS THAT

  3. jonathan says:

    Just spotted one on my porch. Southeast Georgia.

  4. Kasey says:

    Just saw one of these in Conroe Texas

  5. Sarah R says:

    Just spotted one of these tonight, flying up against our window screen. SE Pennsylvania.

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