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Operophtera brumata - Ovae on bark For more info, see with this image:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/104743/operophtera_brumata_-_female_with_egg.html" title="Operophtera brumata - Female with egg"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/104743_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1623888010&Signature=1DZ0kHeCKnmOa1zZwrUqxZIvz5U%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Operophtera brumata - Female with egg This lady was sitting on my trailer and had spread some fresh eggs around on the cover. As I suspect this to be a &quot;sub-optimal&quot; habitat for the eggs or caterpillars once they hatch, I decided to take the eggs down and put them on some bark for the time being. Will shoot some more images in a few days and then put them on a tree.<br />
More images of this series:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/104740/operophtera_brumata_-_eggs_on_trailer_cover.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/104744/operophtera_brumata_-_ovae_on_bark.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/104741/operophtera_brumata_-_eggs.html<br />
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  1. No matter how many times I see eggs, they still amaze me. There is baby moth goo in those eggs. Crazy! Posted 5 months ago

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The winter moth is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is an abundant species of Europe and the Near East and one of very few Lepidoptera of temperate regions in which the adults are active in the depth of winter. The female of this species is virtually wingless and cannot fly, but the male is fully winged and flies strongly.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
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Uploaded Nov 22, 2020.