Saturday, 4 November 2017

Mystery Moth

Help needed with identifying this little chap, caught two nights ago. I'm really stumped. Everything similar seems to appear at least 6 months away!! Thanks in advance.  Jane H

3 comments:

  1. Jane - the consensus is that it`s a pale mottled willow, as suggested previously. I sought and received the opinion of both Sam and George.

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  2. Many thanks everyone. A new one for me in a catch of just 10 moths.

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  3. Moth are related to butterflies, belonging to Lepidoptera. Most Lepidoptera are moths. Most spices of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal species.

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