September 2020

Chloroclysta siterata
Chloroclysta siterata

Red-green Carpet, Gubblecote, 29 September

Larentia clavaria
Larentia clavaria

The Mallow, Gubblecote, 29 September

Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, another specimen found resting on a window pane in Hawridge, near Chesham, Bucks, on 24 September, close to the original location 12 days earlier

Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, posed for the photo (as they all are)

Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, showing the pale underside

Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, as in previous photo

Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, the 'catch of the year' at Hawridge, Chilterns, Bucks, 12 September

Catocla fraxini
Catocla fraxini

with wings more closed

Xanthia togata
Xanthia togata

Pink-barred Sallow, Hawridge, Bucks, 12 September

Agrochola litura
Agrochola litura

Brown-spot Pinion, Hawridge, 12 September

Calophasia lunula
Calophasia lunula

Toadflax Brocade larva, Gubblecote meadow, 4 September

Pieris napi
Pieris napi

Green-veined White, recently emerged from its pupa, Gubblecote, 4 September

Mormo maura
Mormo maura

Old Lady, hiding behind the gate among the cobwebs, Gubblecote, 3 Sept

Pieris napi
Pieris napi

Green-veined White butterfly pupa, Gubblecote, 2 Sept

Pieris napi
Pieris napi

Another angle