Saturday, August 11, 2007

Red-belted Clearwing, Elton

Without the aid of a pheromone lure or a safety net my sharp eyed spouse, Karen, spotted this rarely seen moth feeding at the flowers of our Hebe 'Great Orme' at about 12:30 today.

Red-belted Clearwing Synanthedon myopaeformis

© Brian Stone Canon Powershot A640

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