Category Archive for 'Moths'

2016, first moth session.

The block of old bush at Glenmaggie was the location on a calm warm night, ideal conditions, with kookaburras and treecreepers calling, and micro bats flitting as darkness fell. With the light shining things were quiet for quite a while, as often happens, then a couple of metres away I spotted something on the ground, […]

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One of the small plume moths, Platyptilia emissalis is quite common at home, really not a surprise as the garden has plenty of the larval food plants, Veronica, aka Derwentia species, namely perfoliata, Digger’s Speedwell, and derwentiana, Derwent Speedwell. The ones we have are not the normal colour forms however, we have the blue derwentiana, […]

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