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


Best of The Bunch II

Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa
Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa

Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra
Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra

Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa
Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa

Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata
Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata

Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana
Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana

Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata

Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea
Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea

The best of this weekends moth trapping. September 2017, rear garden, Staffordshire, England.