« back to search results
Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Wingspan 40mm. A beautifully patterned moth whose wing markings recall wood grain. Rests with wings spread flat. Adult has buffish-white wings marked with horizontal dark lines and bands. Flies April-June. Larva feeds on Lilac and Garden Privet. Widespread but commonest in southern Britain.
Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
127895
Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Wingspan 40mm. A beautifully patterned moth whose wing markings recall wood grain. Rests with wings spread flat. Adult has buffish-white wings marked with horizontal dark lines and bands. Flies April-June. Larva feeds on Lilac and Garden Privet. Widespread but commonest in southern Britain.

Filename: 127895.jpg
Size: 2644x2000 / 4.5MB
Source:
Date: 23 Aug 2013
Location:
Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
Copyright:
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Restrictions: Nature Photographers Ltd., West Wit, New Road, Little London, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 5EU. Tel: +44(0)1256 850661 web: www.naturephotographers.co.uk
Direct Link:
Keywords: