Moth mapping – An atlas of the UK’s moth species

January 4, 2011 § Leave a comment

A new atlas showing the distribution of the UK’s moth species has been published. Read it here in the Telegraph.

Bit of a love/hate relationship for gardeners as some moth larvae feed on vegetable plants. The Hawk moth in the image above is perched on a rosemary bush, but the species does not eat vegetables or herbs.

The Hawk moth caterpillar:

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