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Clouded Border Moth

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Location: Ireland Date: 04/06/2015
Scientific Name: Lomaspilis marginata Pic By: Jen
Family: TBC Size: ?
ISO: 200 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D 85/1 Wingspan: ?
Description: A delicate little moth, which can be disturbed from undergrowth during the day, but whose natural flight time is at night.It is fairly commonly distributed over most of Britain, occupying woodland and moist localities, and flies between May and July.The larvae feed on sallow (Salix) and poplars (Populus), especially aspen (P. tremula).

6 spot Burnet Moth Larvae

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Location: Fishguard Date: 15/06/2014
Scientific Name: Zygaena filipendulae Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 500 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D 85/1 Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Mother Shipton

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Location: Penallta Park Date: 07/05/2011
Scientific Name: Epirrhoe alternat Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: 3cm
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 7D/100L Macro Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Ethmia bipunctella

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Location: Pagham Harbor Date: 28/04/2011
Scientific Name: Ethmia bipunctella Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 7D/100L Macro Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Common Carpet

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Location: Pagham Harbor Date: 26/04/2011
Scientific Name: Epirrhoe alternat Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: 3cm
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 7D/100L Macro Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Brown Silver-line

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Location: Wyllie Date: 23/04/2011
Scientific Name: Petrophora chlorosata Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 7D/100L Macro Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Spruce Carpet

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Location: Wyllie Date: 23/04/2011
Scientific Name: Thera britannica Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: 3cm
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 7D/100L Macro Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Cinnabar Moth

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Location: Skomer Island Date: 25/06/2009
Scientific Name: Tyria jacobaeae Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 30D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: 4cm
Description: Description to come soon!

Eight-spotted Forester

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Location: Minnesota, USA Date: 01/06/2009
Scientific Name: Alypia octomaculata Pic By: Mark
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 50D/100-400L Lens Wingspan: 3cm
Description: Description to come soon!

Eight-spotted Forester

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Location: Minnesota, USA Date: 01/06/2009
Scientific Name: Alypia octomaculata Pic By: Mark
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 50D/100-400L Lens Wingspan: 3cm
Description: Description to come soon!

Eight-spotted Forester

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Location: Minnesota, USA Date: 01/06/2009
Scientific Name: Alypia octomaculata Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 400D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: 3cm
Description: Description to come soon!

White-striped Black Moth

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Location: Minnesota, USA Date: 25/05/2009
Scientific Name: Trichodezia albovittata Pic By: Mark
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 50D/100-400L Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Small Phoenix

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Location: Wyllie Date: 15/05/2009
Scientific Name: Ecliptopera silaceata Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 400D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: 3cm
Description: Description to come soon!

Silver Y Moth

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Location: Goldcliff Lagoons, Newport Date: 14/09/2008
Scientific Name: Autographa gamma Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: 4cm
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 400D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!

Six-spot Burnett

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Location: Newport Wetlands Date: 13/07/2008
Scientific Name: Zygaena filipendulae Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 400D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: 4cm
Description: Description to come soon!

Cinnabar Caterpillar

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Location: Blackwood Date: 30/09/2007
Scientific Name: Tyria jacobaeae Pic By: Jen
Family: Moth Size: ?
ISO: 400 Gender: U
Equipment: Canon 30D/70-300 Lens Wingspan: ?
Description: Description to come soon!