Setting up our moth light and a white(ish) sheet, to see what is out and about at night in our forest, we are always delighted about the variety of species coming to the light.
From the big and bold, like these:
to many medium sized and the very small moths, the colours and patterns always delight.
There are many variations of green moths:
Anisozyga insperata, female
And here a very beautiful fruit-piercing moth:
The female has green patches on the forewings, the male doesn’t:
The feature image of this blog is a portrait of him.
One of several Hawk Moth species:
If you’d like to see some more, check out our blog from December 2018, and the moth gallery on our insect page.