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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.

Jim.
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....

Ade
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.
Tony
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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