moth

The herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix) is one of the few moths that hibernate as imago. Somewhere in a dark and draft-free place, but sometimes also in th...

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The herald

Plakker / Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar)

I regularly receive questions from readers about animals that have been seen, usually to help identify the species. For example, I recently got two qu...

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Two different species?

In recent weeks I have been out in the evenings regularly. Looking for females. With my wife’s approval, don’t worry. Armed with a decent ...

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Chasing the women…