Night and Day

A couple of new spring species emerge – one a day flying hoverfly and the other a night flying moth


This is Epistrophe eligans – a female – an early spring species which can often be found on blackthorn and hawthorn flowers – its numbers peak in May.


The is a Lunar Marbled Brown which is on the wing in April and May – its caterpillars feed on the leaves of Sessile and Pedunculate Oak

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