Diamond-back Moth


Plutella xylostella – A very common micro-moth with a fairly distinct diamond pattern on its … well – its back. Double-click on images to get closer.




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


Common Yellow Conch


Agapeta hamana – This is one of my favourite Tortrix moths. It has a pale, creamy- yellow ground colour with distinct dark brown markings.


Agapeta hamana


Agapeta hamana


Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D3200
Date taken: 11th July 2015
Place: Attracted to moth trap, rear garden, Staffordshire