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'Beautiful golden Y moth'(autographa pulchrina)

By Natzdad
Found this little beauty on the seed head of a Scabiosa. To the best of my knowledge this is a 'Beautiful golden Y moth' if I am wrong please let me know,it would be most helpful..

Tags: Moths Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: CarolG, andylea, Shootme and 9 more

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CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
2 Jul 2011 3:09PM
Well captured, managed to see and capture one myself recently, but nothing as good as this beauty. Carol

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Shootme 10 England
2 Jul 2011 3:16PM
Great capture, and a Greenfly for a bonus.

Ade_Osman 16 4.5k 36 England
2 Jul 2011 4:28PM
Get these myself in the garden from time to time, although admittedly I've not seen one so far this year, ID is spot on BTW....

TonyDy Plus
10 52 3 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2011 7:10PM
Very good shot - never knew this one existed - only see Silver Y here.
Ray42 11 3 England
3 Jul 2011 7:14AM
A reat shot of this highly camoflaged and lovely looking moth - an excellent capture

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