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Image Taken on 22 Jun 2014 at 11:29    Image of day on 29 Aug 2014

This Yellow Shell moth is a day flying moth shown with a small sample of Orange Hawkweed


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Image Taken on 03 Jul 2019 at 14:50    Image of day on 20 Aug 2019

This Yellow Shell Moth has been given a green cast by sunlight shining through the Laurel leaf above it.
We considered 'colour correcting' the image, but this is what we saw. Checking the ID in a venerable insect ID book this species was alone on the page as being shown on a dead leaf, so maybe this is a typical daytime hiding place.


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Image Taken on 27 Jun 2010 at 14:29    Image of day on 11 Aug 2010

The range of yellow underwing moths are always startling as they change from a drab brown into a brilliant yellow-orange display that frightens off many potential predators.


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Image Taken on 19 Aug 2012 at 14:22    Image of day on 27 Sep 2012

This small mostly white moth is a Yellow-tail Moth - a new species for us.


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