Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles: (Macrolepidoptera)
A guide to colour identification of Moths in the British Isles. Over 1,600 specimens are illustrated in 43 colour plates, showing all species, races and better-known forms of moth.
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April August and September bilberry birch Bradwell-on-Sea Britain British Isles brooded captivity Carpet Comes readily Comes to light Cumbria dark Denis & Schiffermuller Devon Dorset Double-brooded downland dusk onwards early August East Sussex fenland Five-spot Burnet flying from late flying in June flying in late foodplant forewing grasses ground colour half of England Hampshire Hamstreet heather heathland hindwing Hufn Imago Ingrailed Clay inhabiting woodland Inner Hebrides Inverness-shire Ireland July and August June and July Kent Larva late June light and sugar light in small Linn Linnaeus Plate locally common Locally widespread low plants melanic melanic form Midlands moorland Moth northern occasionally occurring Orkney Overwinters Perthshire pupa ragwort readily to light recorded red valerian regularly to light Resident sallow sandhills Schiffermuller Plate Scotland Similar species Single-brooded small larva small numbers southern England southern half specimens suspected immigrant Sussex throughout the British Variation Wainscot Widely distributed