Very similar to the Lead Belle and can be difficult to distinguish from it. The July Belle usually flies later, although there is some overlap in flight periods.
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Grey Mountain Carpet||Entephria caesiata||
This moth varies in colour from light to dark grey, but the darker central band bordered by... more
|Clouded Buff||Diacrisia sannio||
The clear differences between the male and female of this moth led them to be originally... more
|Elephant Hawk-moth||Deilephila elpenor||
The adults are pink and green with a streamlined appearance.
|Green Carpet||Colostygia pectinataria||
When freshly emerged the green colour of the forewing, combined with the wing markings, help to... more
|Acanthopsyche atra||Acanthopsyche atra||
The male and female moths are markedly different. The male has translucent wings that are... more