Dark moth

Dark moth

Observation - Dark moth. Description: This moth has been sleeping on our wall all night - We live in the middle of Epping Forest, so likely to be related to ancient woodland. It is very dark, mostly black, with slight mottling in light brown on the wings, furry black hood, furry fore legs - a

This moth has been sleeping on our wall all night - We live in the middle of Epping Forest, so likely to be related to ancient woodland. It is very dark, mostly black, with slight mottling in light brown on the wings, furry black hood, furry fore legs - about an inch long - We wondered whether it is a melanine peppered moth, but seems furrier!