Two Fan-foots


At first glance these two fairly well-defined macro-moths from the family Erebidae – subfamily Herminiinae – look quite similar. But look more closely … see how their finely drawn lines are different? Double-click to peer closer …


The Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis
The Fan-foot (Herminia tarsipennalis)

Small Fan-foot Herminia grisealis
Small Fan-foot (Herminia grisealis)

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 6th July 2019 & 29th June 2019
Place: Attracted to moth trap, rear garden, Staffordshire


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