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Macro-moths (larger moths) ~ Part 4

Part 4 includes a selection of moth images from the Geometridae super family. This is a large family which is divided into several sub-families.

Links to sub-families on this page ....
Mochas and Waves (Sterrhinae)
Carpets, Pugs and allies (Larentiinae)
Thorns, Beauties, Umbers and allies (Ennominae)
Emeralds (Geometrinae)
Moth photo house index page
Moth introduction page



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.012 BF1711 - Treble Brown Spot

Idaea trigeminata

1711 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

1711 2004 ~ Sandra Standbridge

Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge


Species Name

Scientific Name

70.029 BF1682 Blood-vein

Timandra comae

1682 Blood-vein 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Species Name

Scientific Name

70.016 BF1713 - Riband Wave

Idaea aversata

1713 2004 ~ Steven Penn

'Typical form'
Hall's Green
© photo: Steven Penn



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.045 BF1732 - Shaded Broad-bar

Scotopteryx chenopodiata

1732 Shaded Broad Bar 2005 - Ian Woiwod

1732 2004 ~ Sandra Standbridge

Hexton Chalk Pit
© photo: Ian Woiwod
Cornmill Meadows
© photo: Sandra Standbrige



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.061 BF1738 Common Carpet

Epirrhoe alternata

1738 Common Carpet - Sandra Standbridge

Bedfordshire
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Species Name

Scientific Name

70.059 BF1742 - Yellow Shell

Camptogramma bilineata

1742 2005 - Andrew Wood

1742 Yellow Shell 2010 - David Gower

Nr Hertford
© photo: Andrew Wood
Bushey area
© photo: David Gower



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.100 BF1776 - Green Carpet

Colostygia pectinataria

1776 Green Carpet 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

1776 2003 ~  Allan Beechey

Bedfordshire
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Tring Park
© photo: Allan Beechey



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.155 BF1823 - Netted Pug

Eupithecia venosata

1823 Netted Pug - Trevor Chapman

Wheathampstead
© photo: Trevor Chapman




Species Name

Scientific Name

70.192 BF1867 - Treble-bar

Aplocera plagiata

1867 Treble-bar 2009 - Robin Pearson

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Robin Pearson

1867 2004 ~ Sandra Standbridge

1867 Treble-bar 2007 - Martin Parr


© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Martin Parr



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.205 BF1884 - The Magpie

Abraxas grossulariata

1884 Magpie moth 2007 - Darin Stanley


© photo: Darin Stanley

Species Name

Scientific Name

70.218 BF1894 - Latticed Heath

Chiasmia clathrata

1894 Latticed Heath 2005 - Andrew Wood

1894 Latticed Heath 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Ware Park
© photo: Andrew Wood
Bedfordshire
© photo: Sandra Standbridge



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.226 BF1906 - Brimstone Moth

Opisthograptis luteolata

1906 Brimstone moth 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

1906 2002 ~ Bob Hasra

Fishers Green
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Ireland
© photo: Bob Hasra



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.229 BF1909 - Speckled Yellow

Pseudopanthera macularia

1909 Speckled Yellow 2006 - David Gompertz

1909 2004 ~ Steven Penn

Fir & Pond Wood
© photo: David Gompertz
Kent
© photo: Steven Penn

1909 Speckled Yellow 2011 - Greg Keith

Fir & Pond Wood
© photo: Greg Keith



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.239 BF1919 - Purple Thorn

Selenia tetralunaria

1919 Purple Thorn 2007 - Bob Hasra

Edinburgh
© photo: Bob Hasra


Species Name

Scientific Name

70.252 BF1931 - Peppered Moth

Biston betularia

Peppered moth 2007 - Bob Hazra

1931 - 2009 - Clare Gray

Edinburgh
© photo: Bob Hazra

© photo: Clare Gray (HMWT)

1931 Peppered Moth 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

1931 Peppered moth 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Broxbourne Wood NR
© photo: Sandra Standbridge



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.275 BF1952 - Common Heath

Ematurga atomaria

1952 Common Heath - Trevor Chapman

1952 Latticed Heath 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Bedfordshire
© photo: Trevor Chapman
Bedfordshire
© photo: Sandra Standbridge



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.283 BF1961 - Light Emerald

Campaea margaritaria

1961 2005 - Andrew Wood

1961 Light Emerald 2006 - Sandra Standbridge


© photo: Andrew Wood
Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge

1961 Light Emerald  2010 - Elizabeth Debenham

Kings Langley
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham



Species Name

Scientific Name

70.299 BF1666 - Large Emerald

Geometra papilionaria

1666 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

Surrey
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Mochas and Waves (Sterrhinae)
Carpets, Pugs and allies (Larentiinae)
Thorns, Beauties, Umbers and allies (Ennominae)
Emeralds (Geometrinae)
Moth photo house index page
Moth introduction page

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