It was another Noah's Ark-building night last night, so here's the Barred Red from Tuesday/Wednesday. It doesn't look like the Light Emerald (star of yesterday's entry) at first glance but they're actually closely related. Indeed, there's a variety of the Barred Red which is green, in the typically confusing way of British moths. In fact it's actually somewhat greener than the Light Emerald. I've hoiked a pic of it (© Matthias Biere ) off the excellent UK Moths website (www.ukmoths.org.uk) to show you. They've even got it on a bit of what looks suspiciously like Leyland Cypress (yuch) to me, to rub in the green side of things.