Butterfly Moth from Spain

Subject:  Name of moth/butterfly Geographic location of the bug:  Alicante, Spain Date: 05/06/2020 Time: 09:27 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hello, I have two of these beauties flying around our garden, one male one female as they have been trying to mate the last couple of days. Does anyone recognise them? I’ve lived … Read more

Butterfly Moth from France

Subject: Butterfly moth Location: Peyriac-Minervois, France September 4, 2013 1:22 pm We found in our courtyard in Peyriac-Minervois, France, what seems to be a Butterfly Moth. A second one arrived a few hours later. They were very inactive on the ground. The first one disappeared after 48 hours. The second is barely alive after 4 … Read more

Butterfly Moth, not Fruit Piercing Moth

French mystery moth. Location:  Montpelier, southern France July 27, 2010 12:21 pm My sister recently found this moth in her garden. She lives near Montpelier in southern France. Could you identify it please,as it is not listed in any of my moth reference books. Thankyou. Nigel Harland Hi Nigel, We believe you may have photographed … Read more