Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Not quite as many moths in the trap this morning, although there were these two lovely Marbled Greens, each looking quite different in colouration. I also had a Copper Underwing, which is the first record for Bardsey. As well as having the right underwing colouration, the labial palps also looked correct for this species, which is a good way of doing them from Svensson's CU.

 Marbled Greens
Copper Underwing's labial palps have white tips with more cream along the sides, whereas Svensson's has small white tips contrasting with dark elsewhere

1 comment:

  1. Actually think that the top is a Marbled Beauty. Oops!