Over 75 people attended. The evening commenced with a short talk about the history of the event.
Then there were the main attractions:
Arctiidae: Nyctemera baulus
Lacturidae: Exstixis sp.
Noctuidae: Hypena gypsospila
Crambidae: Pygospila tyres
Lymantriidae: Dasychiroides sp. "A"
Crambidae: Megarosticha sphenotis
In addition to the moths there were a few other insects that attracted attention:
A Cranefly, Tipulidae
A small field cricket, Comidogryllus adina, females. The calling males are veery common in the gardens where the males sing from the leaf litter or from the lawns.
A noisy male cricket, Mjobergella warra sings from its habitat under bark.
A group of sawfly larvae. These insects are seldom seen in the tropics.
Photos courtesy of Peter Shanahan & Buck Richardson