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Black patches but what is it?

By frogs123
Whilst walking around Haweswater Reservoir came across this Butterfly or Moth can anyone identify it?.

Tags: Moth Butterly Wildlife and nature

Voters: newbe2, mike9005, laura1 and 14 more

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laura1 15
8 Jun 2019 9:52AM
don't know what it is but it's lovely!...looks like a moth though


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8 Jun 2019 11:14AM
Definitely moth, Debs, not sure of ID either. Nice macro 👍 possibly a magpie moth variant?

Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2019 1:25PM
Looks like a moth to me... Exquisite insect Debs, well spotted...
Isabel GrinGrin
8 Jun 2019 2:44PM
A super set Debs, V3 for me with the great eye capture.SmileSmile
TonyDy Plus
10 52 3 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2019 3:49PM
I'm pretty sure it's a Speckled Yellow Moth (Pseudopanthera macularia).
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2019 5:08PM
A terrific set, whatever the species.
8 Jun 2019 5:58PM
Nice set Debs.
I'll pass on the identification Debs, but isn't it pretty. Pam
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2094 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2019 9:23PM
Speckled Yellow Moth, see it HERE .

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