Saturday, 22 June 2019

Chimney Sweeper Moth


Photographed by Susan Walter. Tour the Loire Valley with a classic car and a private guide.

The Chimney Sweeper Odezia atrata (Fr. le Ramoneur) is an upland grassland species. I photographed this one at nearly 2000 metres above sea level in Switzerland. The subtle white leading edge of the upper wing tips is diagnostic on this otherwise sooty brown moth.

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1 comment:

chm said...

Does it live inside chimneys?

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