C.Rayz

C.Rayz

Posted on 08/18/2013


Photo taken on July 22, 2013


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Melanistic form


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Peppered Moth f. carbonaria

Peppered Moth f. carbonaria
Stars of the catch 21 July 2013.
Although we've had loads of Peppered Moth, especially this year, this is the first time ever seeing the melanistic form.
Information about them here.

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Bugology
Bugology
Oooh! This is interesting,I have also had lots of peppered moth but didn't know of this variation...must run my trap again soon :-)
4 years ago.
J-d Welch
J-d Welch
cool macro !! 8 )
4 years ago.
C.Rayz
C.Rayz
Thanks guys :) They are very cool, I always include this in the talks about camo to the kids!
4 years ago.
Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Stunning!
3 years ago.