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I found this moth in East Yorkshire (near Hull) it had its wings like this or
like a butterfly it also has a small s shape on the outside of its wings.
Any help with identification would be appreciated.
It is a juniper carpet, Thera juniperata - rather local in the UK - good find!
Thanks for that and im glad that we have some quite rare moths here,
i used to think that nothing really special lived near me. Also im not
even sure if there is a record of one of these near me so this could be
If you like, you could contact the National Moth Recording Scheme, at Butterfly Consevation