Mother Shipton Moth

Mother Shipton (Callistege mi) is a day-flying moth from the Family Noctuidae. It is common in all of Polish mountain meadows that are sunny and full of wildflowers. Its wingspan is about 25 -30 mm. It flies in May and June, and the larvae feed mostly on Clover (Trifolium), Rumex, Vetches (Vicia), Burclover (Medicago) and Broom (Genista).
Spinners Nature Preserve - Czarnorzeki - June 08, 2008.

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Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jun 13, 2008 3:20 am - Voted 10/10

Outstanding!

Amazing shot. I never have much luck with the moths myself. Congratulations!

Henryk

Henryk - Jun 13, 2008 3:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Outstanding!

It was the first time that I saw this moth and managed to take a photo. Thank you for the compliments. Greetings, Henryk

Dean

Dean - Jun 13, 2008 8:26 am - Voted 10/10

I'm learning

from the pics you and Anya post to be more observant of what is around me when I am hiking. This is just an amazing picture, I
never would have seen the "beauty" in a moth as you have captured.

Henryk

Henryk - Jun 13, 2008 3:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I'm learning

My wife and I also started paying more attention to our surroundings while on hikes since we started photographing and browsing through photos on SP. Regards, Henryk.

Noondueler

Noondueler - Aug 21, 2010 1:51 am - Voted 10/10

So beautiful!

One of your best for me. Great contrast in color and form blended nicely.

Henryk

Henryk - Aug 25, 2010 2:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: So beautiful!

Thank you for the nice comment. Greetings Henryk

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