Steve Banks

Steve Banks

Posted on 07/01/2014


Photo taken on July  8, 2011


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feeding
moth
Burnet
Trefoil


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Six-dot Burnet moth

Six-dot Burnet moth
Six-dot Burnet moth with its distinctive clubbed antennae feeding on Bird's-foot Trefoil, on which the larvae are raised. There was a whole field of it with the moths seemingly everywhere.

Techy stuff: Zygaena filipendulae

Anita Evans, Grisly (Roger) have particularly liked this photo


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Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Stunning colours.
3 years ago.
Steve Banks has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Thanks, Jaap! The little blighters wouldn't sit still for long... :)
3 years ago.
Grisly (Roger)
Grisly (Roger)
Nice image Steve, difficult things to capture.
3 years ago.