Daily Archives: June 21, 2010

Ainsdale Photos

White Satin Moth Leucoma salicis pair mating White Satin Moth Caterpillar White Satin Moth female laying eggs Southern Marsh–orchid Dactylorhiza praetermissa Early Marsh–orchid Dactylorhiza incarnata

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Ainsdale 20th June 2010

Lots of White Satin Moths Leucoma salicis in the large dune slack south of the Ainsdale Discovery Centre.  Plenty of empty pupae cases, adult moths on the wing, mating pairs and females busy laying eggs. Unusually, the Satin Moth overwinters in the caterpillar … Continue reading

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