Angel Shade Moth
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|Angle Shades. Phlogophora meticulosa|
Wingspan 45-50 mm.
A highly distinctive and unusual moth, which rests with the wings folded longitudinally, looking very much like a withered autumn leaf.
The adults generally fly between May and October, in at least two generations, but can be found in any month The species is also a common migrant and can occur in large numbers at coastal locations.
It occurs throughout Britain, commonly in places, and more so in the south.
The larvae feed on a variety of herbaceous plants.
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- [2011-09-14 14:34]
Hi Les,a particular pov and an excellent quality of sharpness and colors,my best compliments for the identification too!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Les, great macro of lovely moth, wonderful narural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
Hi Willie, your butterfly is very nice for the perspective you choose, congratulations !
have a good day,