Competition 2023 – Photography – 18 and over – Heath McDonald – (3) Blood-vein Moths – Timandra comae

By Heath McDonald

Blood-vein moths are a member of the moth family geometridae, they get the name from the distinctive reddish line that runs from wingtip to wingtip.  Usually on the wing in the UK from May to July, the caterpillars feed on Dock and Common Sorrell.
Competition: 2023 - Photography - 18 and over
Insect order: Butterflies and moths
Species: Blood-vein moths, Timandra comai
Picture taken in: United Kingdom

Third image