Studio Sixty Six

Hypoprepia miniata

Pigment ink photographic print on matte archival quality paper
Print: 10 x 15in. / 25.4cm x 38.01cm
Paper: 13 x 19in. / 33.02cm x 48.26cm

Artist's Insight
Common name: Scarlet-winged lichen moth, Latin Species name: Hypoprepia miniata

Collected in Drumheller, Alberta on July 18, 2011

The brilliantly-coloured forewings of the Scarlet-Winged Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia miniata) are slightly cupped. 

This moth has a wingspread of 30 mm.