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First one I've seen this year - a cinnabar moth.

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nicely PICTURED ETC.
I USED TO WAIT FOR THIS COLOURFUL MOTH TO LAY EGGS ON THE PLENTIFUL RAG WORT. then WAIT FOR THE STRIPEY CATTERPILLERS TO EMERGE,
Excuse upper case. :clapping:

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etcetera wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 6:35 pm
First one I've seen this year - a cinnabar moth.
That is a very nice image etc Lovely creature. 8-)
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Here is a tiny mint moth that I found on my doormat one day..

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It was only 4mm long!

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That to me is a beautiful picture, I find the frilly edge of the rear of the wings fascinating. Wondering whether it helps their flight.
Well captured. :clapping: :clapping:

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Wow I've never seen moths like that in Scotland, ours all have overcoats on.
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Yes. Very nice image :clapping:
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Box Tree moth

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Now that one, etc, is a real cracker of a moth!! :clapping: :a-plus: :a-plus:

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Sadly its caterpillars decimate box plants.

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etcetera wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 8:50 pm
Sadly its caterpillars decimate box plants.
Ah! Hence the name. I learn something every day. :happy:
I did not know that.

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Underside of a Jersey Tiger moth.

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Topside of same..

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You certainly see some great moths, they kook as bright as butterfly's..
Nicely caught. :holymoly: :clapping: again

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Herald moth.. found on my bathroom wall.

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