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.