They are tricky little beasties, and the photos on the Internet, and books are only some help. BAMONA has been good. They have volunteers who will ID them for you. It's been a challenge! I think this is a Great Fritillary Butterfly, but I have to do more research!
There are lots more than butterflies, though. Wasp-mimic moths, as well as the other insects,
|Sweetheart Underwing (Catocala amatrix)|
They have a bright orange underwing,
but I didn't disturb it!
|Forage Looper (Caunurgina erechtea) - HUGE!|
|This one was inside on the window of the pub!|
|Another big one:|
Darling underwing, perhaps.
Bright pink or red underwings.
Pretty beasty shots! Love the color. Have a great weekend!
Wow wow wow - amazing shots!
Lovely winged critters!
Love the thistles!
My Critter post, have a great weekend!
interesting critters this week, the butterfly is lovely,
These are great shots!
What a lovely assortment you have there!
You can identify far more moths than I can. I'm at zero. Nowhere to go but up. It's well worth while to post on critters like this.
Great collection of critters. The Fritillary is pretty. Happy Sunday!
Tis the season for winged critters. I like the colours of the fritillary. - Margy
Jenn, those are gorgeous pictures --- I can't believe you got so many to hold still long enough to "catch"...beautiful.
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