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Update:  June 24, 2014
We’re back, and though we did not see any Luna Moths, we did see a nice Firefly display just prior to our return.  Please be patient with us while we catch up on the hundreds of requests we received in our absence.

June 13, 2014
Gentle Readers,
The editorial staff of What’s That Bug? will be out of the office until late June.  We will not be checking our email and we will not be answering any new identification requests until we return.  We know that our fans enjoy our daily updates, so in an attempt to provide you with new buggy postings, we have postdated inquiries to go live to our site daily in our absence.  Enjoy the transition from spring to summer and wish us luck in sighting an elusive Luna Moth while we are on holiday.

Luna Moth from our archives

Luna Moth from our archives

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Hi Daniel,
A Ph.D. candidate at the University of Arizona is seeking information on White-lined Sphinx Moth larvae, especially large aggregations of them.
I have posted her “Wanted!” poster on the LepSoc Facebook page, and I told her I’d also send them to you (PDF and JPEG formats, attached) to be considered for sharing on What’s That Bug?
Julian P. Donahue
WANTED!

WANTED

WANTED

Hi Julian,
We are unable to post large files to What’s That Bug? so we included a link to the large pdf and a smaller version as a visual.

 

 

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January 14, 2014
We will be away from the office for a few days.  We have postdated some letters and photos so that there will be daily updates to our site, however, we will not be responding to any letters until we return.

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October 31, 2013
We will be away from the office for the first week in November and we will not have internet connectivity, so we will not be responding to any identification requests. In our absence, kindly search our extensive archive using our effective search engine.

Our Mount Washington Orbweaver

Our Mount Washington Orbweaver

Update:  November 7, 2013
We are back but overwhelmed with work and way behind in responding to identification requests.  Thanks for your patience.

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July 29, 2013
We must be away from the office for several weeks and we will not be checking our mail nor responding to any identification requests or comments.  Please forgive the inconvenience.  We have postdated several submissions to go live each day during our absence so our faithful readers will continue to get new content on a daily basis.  We will return in mid August.  Maybe we will be lucky enough to see a Luna Moth while we are back east.

Luna Moth

Luna Moth

Update:  18 August, 2013
We’re back, and we are sad to report that we did not see any Luna Moths, however, we did see Fireflies, Tiger Swallowtails and numerous other insects.

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Subject: Just a Thank You
Website:
July 28, 2013 7:31 pm
I just wanted to send a message to say THANKS for all the hard work on this awesome website!! Thank you for educating so many people about all the great bugs out there too. Enjoy the rest of your summer and THANK YOU AGAIN!!
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Signature: Kara Osborne

Thank you for your kind email Kara.

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