Friday, 28 November 2008

Mothing - 24th - 28th November

Here are just a few of the moths that have come to the moth trap in the last few days.

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#1 - Niceteria-macrocosma - (Geometridae : Ennominae)
Dorsal view



#2 - Niceteria-macrocosma - (Geometridae : Ennominae)
Lateral view - At rest with wings folded in tent like fashion.


#3 - Niceteria-macrocosma - (Geometridae : Ennominae)
Ventral view - Showing the brightly coloured underwings


#4 - Gastrina cristaria - (Geometridae : Ennominae)
Dorsal view




#5 - Gastrina cristaria - (Geometridae : Ennominae)
Eggs


#6 -Unknown- FW 15mm (Geometridae)


#7 -Unknown - FW 13mm (Prob. Geometridae)


#8 - Gauna aegusalis - FW 10mm (Pyralidae : Pyralinae)

#9 - Etiella behrii - (Pyralidae : Phycitinae)



3 comments:

  1. Hi Mosura

    Great shots of the top moth. The 3rd image - through glass is very good indeed. Unusual colourings.

    Cheers

    Denis

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  2. Hi Alan
    Love the underside one. Great shot and think the first moth is particularly smart.

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  3. That first moth is a beauty Mosura, my light has been out for over a week, must fire it up again.

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