September 2020

Chloroclysta siterata
Chloroclysta siterata

Red-green Carpet, Gubblecote, 29 September

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Larentia clavaria
Larentia clavaria

The Mallow, Gubblecote, 29 September

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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

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Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

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

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Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, showing the pale underside

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Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

Clifden Nonpareil, as in previous photo

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Catocala fraxini
Catocala fraxini

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

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Catocla fraxini
Catocla fraxini

with wings more closed

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Xanthia togata
Xanthia togata

Pink-barred Sallow, Hawridge, Bucks, 12 September

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Agrochola litura
Agrochola litura

Brown-spot Pinion, Hawridge, 12 September

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Calophasia lunula
Calophasia lunula

Toadflax Brocade larva, Gubblecote meadow, 4 September

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Pieris napi
Pieris napi

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

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Mormo maura
Mormo maura

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

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Pieris napi
Pieris napi

Green-veined White butterfly pupa, Gubblecote, 2 Sept

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Pieris napi
Pieris napi

Another angle

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