Magpie Moth
Fact File
Taken at Oa, Islay on 11th July 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

 

 
 
Magpie Moth.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Abraxas grossulariata.
Lepidoptera.
Geometridae.
Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Wingspan:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Currant and gooseberry bushes.

35 - 40 mm.
Farmland, grassland
July - August.
The adult moth lives for only 3 to 4 weeks