Subject: Pretty moth, what is it?
Location: cornwall
July 26, 2012 5:37 pm
Thought this was very pretty reminded me of a Vulcan bomber, haven’t a clue what insect it is, any idea? image url
Signature: hazel

The Magpie

Hi Hazel,
We identified your Geometrid Moth as The Magpie using the UK Moths website which states:  “A very distinctive species, this was a favourite with early collectors, who used to breed it to obtain unusual coloured and patterned forms.”

Location: UK

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