Lace Border - Scopula ornata
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|Scopula ornata(Scopoli, 1763) / Lace Border / Kantstipspanner / Schmuck-Kleinspanner / la Phalène ornée.|
Lace Border Scopula ornata
Wingspan 21-24 mm.
A very attractive species, whose range is reducing, and is now only found locally in the south-east of England.
Nocturnal,will fly during the day if disturbed.
Especially on Chalky grassland and downland.
The moths fly in May and June, then again from late July to September.
The larvae feed on thyme (Thymus) and marjoram (Origanum), those of the second brood overwintering.
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Wow! A most enjoyable sight. The innocent and pure appearance of the butterfly is stunning. The details captured on this attractive insect is really outstanding and the features is pleasant to look at. Great framing and a pleasant sight to look at. Kind regards
beautiful macro with very interesting photomodel! Great composition, colours and details!
Best regards, Leonid
- [2009-02-04 2:34]
Very beautiful moth with smooth and fine texture of the wings.
POV and colors are great.
Thanks for sharing
This is a wonderful moth. Also in Turkey.
And your photo is also very beautiful...
I tery to load my moth photos as soon as possible. First I try to finish my plants.
- [2009-02-04 7:19]
I love those white wings so perfectly captured.
Like snow - or like a bride.
Hi Harm, again such an impressive one, I like it, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda