Yellow-tail moth

Yellow-tail moth

Observation - Yellow-tail moth - UK and Ireland. Description: Caught in a garden light trap. Last (blurry) photo shows the yellow on the end of the tail, which indicates a female apparently.

Caught in a garden light trap. Last (blurry) photo shows the yellow on the end of the tail. When I first posted this I thought the yellow tail indicated a female; but now I've read somewhere else that both sexes have a yellow tail, and the dark spots on the wing actually indicate a male.