Quiz – What’s That Moth? – The Answers

Title Photo by gailhampshire from Cradley, Malvern, U.K, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

A Six-Spot Burnet Moth (Zygaena filipendulae)

Dear Readers, everyone did brilliantly this week – Claire got 9 out of 12, Anne got 11 out of 12 and we have joint winners – Fran and Bobby Freelove and Mike at Alittlebitoutoffocus both with 12/12. Well everybody! Let’s see what I’ve got in store for Saturday ūüôā

Photo One by By Rasbak - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7195872

1)d) Leopard Moth (Zeuzera pyrina)

Photo Two by By Edward H. Holsten, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org - This image is Image Number 0805048 at Insect Images, a source for entomological images operated by The Bugwood Network at the University of Georgia and the USDA Forest Service., CC BY 3.0 us, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4065666

2) e) Red-belted Clearwing (Synanthedon_culiciformis)

Photo Three by By Hamon jp - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4938452

3)i) Peach Blossom (Thyatira batis)

Photo Four by Les Round from https://butterfly-conservation.org/moths/figure-of-eighty

4) j) Number Eighty (Tethea ocularis)

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5) b) Large Emerald (Geometra papilionaria)

Photo Six by By Charles J. Sharp - Own work, from Sharp Photography, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38292321

6) k) Bloodvein (Timandra comae)

Photo Seven by Iain Leach from https://butterfly-conservation.org/moths/argent-sable

7) h) Argent and Sable (Rheumaptera hastata)

Photo Eight By Kulac - Self-published work by Kulac, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2041063

8) l) Scorched Wing (Plagodis dolabraria)

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9) f) Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria)

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10) a) Ruby Tiger (Phragmatobia fuliginosa)

Photo Eleven by By Mick Talbot - British Moths, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9018635

11) c) Gothic (Naenia typica)

Photo Twelve by Patrick Clement from West Midlands, England, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

12) g) Double Line Moth (Mythimna turca)

Photo Credits

Title Photo by gailhampshire from Cradley, Malvern, U.K, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo One  By Rasbak РOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7195872

Photo Two  By Edward H. Holsten, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org РThis image is Image Number 0805048 at Insect Images, a source for entomological images operated by The Bugwood Network at the University of Georgia and the USDA Forest Service., CC BY 3.0 us, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4065666

Photo Three  By Hamon jp РOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4938452

Photo Four by Les Round from https://butterfly-conservation.org/moths/figure-of-eighty

Photo Five  By User:Chrkl РOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=220981

Photo Six  By Charles J. Sharp РOwn work, from Sharp Photography, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38292321

Photo Seven by Iain Leach from https://butterfly-conservation.org/moths/argent-sable

Photo Eight By Kulac – Self-published work by Kulac, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2041063

Photo Nine by By ©entomartIn case of publication or commercial use, Entomart wishes then to be warned (http://www.entomart.be/contact.html), but this without obligation. Thank you., Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=294710

Photo Ten by By ©entomartIn case of publication or commercial use, Entomart wishes then to be warned (http://www.entomart.be/contact.html), but this without obligation. Thank you., Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=287301

Photo Eleven by By Mick Talbot – British Moths, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9018635

Photo Twelve by Patrick Clement from West Midlands, England, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

2 thoughts on “Quiz – What’s That Moth? – The Answers

  1. Fran & Bobby Freelove

    Another really interesting quiz, we love the idea of a Gothic moth. Pleased with the results, well done Mike. ūüėÄ

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