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70.230 [B&F: 1924] Orange Moth (Angerona prunaria) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Local in broad-leaved woodland, scrubby heathland and mature hedgerows, throughout southern England; although still quite common in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in a few mature woodlands, it is has disappeared from a number of former haunts. Wingspan 42-56 mm. Unmistakable, although somewhat variable. Larva feeds on various woody plants, including Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Birch, Heather, Broom and Traveller's-joy.

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