Long-horned Flat-body

Carcina quercana – This is a fairly colourful moth with very long antennae. Is also called the Oak Long-horn. It has recently been introduced to North America where it is called the Oak-skeletonizer Moth.

Carcina quercana

Carcina quercana

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 8th July 2017
Place: Attracted to moth trap, rear garden, Staffordshire

Want to learn more about this moth? Please visit the species main page.

8 thoughts on “Long-horned Flat-body

  1. The name seems more insecty than mothy. Lovely little moth. I tried to comment on your Hummingbird hawk moth but the comment kept deleting.

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