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Netted Carpet

It was late July when I received an email from a local moth expert, Brian Hancock, inviting me to go along to a local woodland one evening to see if we could find specimens of the adult Netted Carpet (Eustroma reticulatum). When I first set out on my mothing journey, Brian got in touch and … Continue reading Netted Carpet


As far as I can remember, I first encountered the larvae of the Cinnabar (Tyria Jacobaeae) in 1988 when I was 14 years old growing up in Salford. Somewhere I noticed an advert for volunteers to help with conservation projects during the summer holidays from school. The advert was probably in the local free press … Continue reading Cinnabar

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