Brimstone Moth

Opisthograptis luteolata – Another insect mesmerised by the garage light. I find at least one of these in the morning, They are quite common at the moment. Double-click image to get closer.

Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata

© Peter Hillman ♦ 10th May 2020 ♦ rear garden, South Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200

17 thoughts on “Brimstone Moth

  1. I can see where the common name came from, as the predominant color is just like sulfur. Again I am reminded of one that I see in Minnesota, the Io moth, although each underwing has a large black eye rimmed with red/orange. The overwing is very similar, though.

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