About the Kent Moths Gallery

This blog is intended as a gallery of photos for all moths found in the county of Kent. Please send through your quality images (and links to your websites) of moth species caught yesterday or yesteryear in order that this can become a complete archive of Kent's moth fauna.

Many thanks,
Tony Morris (Admin) & Ross Newham (Admin) kentmothsgallery@gmail.com

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica)

A common species throughout much of Kent - males are most frequently seen at night, attracted to light. Females are day fliers.

The gyandromorph caught by John Beugg at Sandwich BBOT in May 2014 is a stunning beast!

Muslin Moth (males), 24/5/10, Pembury, Josh Jenkins-Shaw

Muslin Moth (female), 5/5/14, Dungeness Lighthouse, Bald Birder

Muslin Moth (Gyandromorph), 9/5/14, Sandwich Bay BOT, John van der Dol

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