Sunday, 22 March 2009

March Mothing

Here's a selection of moths that have come to the light during March.

More can be found at Moths of Great Western.

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OECOPHORIDAE : Oecophorinae
Garrha demotica

NOCTUIDAE: Amphipyrinae
Neumichtis nigerrima

TORTRICIDAE : Tortricinae
Meritastis pyrosemana

NOCTUIDAE : Amphipyrinae
Proteuxoa tortisigna
GEOMETRIDAE : Larentiinae
Chrysolarentia squamulata

NOCTUIDAE : Hadeninae
A richly coloured Dasygaster padockina
Doratifera casta caterpillars defoliating a young Eucalypt! 'Silver Princess' to be exact!!!