Vapourer Moth

Vapourer Moth

Observation - Vapourer Moth . Description: There were two of these moths flying round and when one landed I was able to take a photo of it. What I hadn't seen (up a ladder, under the eaves) was that it had landed on another object visible in 1. After looking up the identity, it was only when it fl

There were two of these moths flying round and when one landed I was able to take a photo of it. What I hadn't seen (up a ladder, under the eaves) was that it had landed on another object visible in 1. After looking up the identity, it was only when it flew away and I took another look that I realised it was a male on the wingless female and there were eggs present. I have already posted a caterpillar but thought it worth including in this posting to show the full cycle.