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Old Tuesday 25th August 2015, 18:00   #1
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Which of the Cream Wave moths is this one.

I photographed this moth in june last year in my garden I know it is one of the Cream Wave moths but unsure which one.
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Old Tuesday 25th August 2015, 18:26   #2
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It is a Riband Wave - the moth is over-exposed:-

http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?id=4171

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Old Tuesday 25th August 2015, 18:41   #3
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Thanks Paul, yes this photo is Unfortuneately over Exposed, I had another picture of the same moth a better one Somehow that has vanished unless I deleted it by accident tonight, I have only ever seen The plain form before I have never seen the typical form before, The aberrant looking one on the Link Is a stunning moth.

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The "plain" form seems to outnumber the "normal" form considerably at least in Hampshire. I've surely seen at least one hundred of the species and only one was a "normal" form which I saw in Wales.
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I get both here in Notts almost nightly but the plain outnumber the 'normal' by c50-1


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I wonder where the "typical" form is actually typical - again, round here the plain form outnumbers typical, at a guess by at least 20 to 1.
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