There are two distinct forms of Riband Wave with this being the plain one known as ab. remutata
Many thanks to Keith Heaven for the photo of this moth which he disturbed in his Sandwich garden on the 9th July.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
The Sharp-angled Peacock needs separating from the Peacock. Several of the methods described are unreliable, or difficult in worn specimens. In the Sharp-angled Peacock the sub-terminal band is more distinctive and is clearly visible from below, in the Peacock this band is more subdued and not prominent from below.
Sharp-angled Peacock (Macaria alternata) - Underside
Caught 2/7/2012, The Hidden House, St Margaret's at Cliffe.