Moth Highlights 2014

Here are some of my favourite moth finds this year from Highgate Common…


Alder Moth caterpillar….

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Emperor Moth caterpillar. I will definitely be keeping my eyes peeled next year for the adults…

Emperor Caterpillar

Brown China Mark…

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Yellow-Tail, one of numerous times the insect signs gave me something to photograph!

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Marbled White Spot….

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Not a great photo but i loved the markings and shape of this very small Vapourer caterpillar….

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Pebble Hook-tip…


And lastly my latest new moth. Feathered Thorn….


could have posted more moths, but i’ll keep it short.

Next will be a look back at the Odonata, which translates to Dragonflies and Damselflies!


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