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Large Emerald moths

Geometra Papilionaria


Found on the edge of woodlands, Garve, Ross-Shire, Scotland

No species ID suggestions


SamJMurray 5 years ago

Thank you everyone!

SamJMurray 5 years ago

I think this is a male and a female , perhaps waiting for night to fall to mate. Was taken in Ross-Shire, in the Scottish Highlands, at about 7pm one evening in July. There in July it doesn't get dark till about 11pm. I have seen and photographed one of these before there in the summer months, but these two together was a rare treat.

Sukaina 5 years ago

nice series especially the second!

DB 5 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 5 years ago

Surprising spotting... When it is a period of day....?

tibiprada 5 years ago

2 for 1 .. nice !

Scotland, United Kingdom

Lat: 57.38, Long: -4.49

Spotted on Jul 6, 2012
Submitted on Oct 6, 2012

Spotted for mission


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