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70.285 [B&F: 1963] Scotch Annulet (Gnophos obfuscata) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on mountains and moorland, and in rocky areas, in Scotland. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 41-46 mm. The main confusion species is Annulet Charissa obscurata, which has more dentate fasciae and hollow discal spots on fore- and hind-wing. Larva feeds on Yellow Saxifrage, Heather, Bell Heather, Cross-leaved Heath and Petty Whin.

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