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70.291 [B&F: 1966] Black-veined Moth (Siona lineata) (Scopoli, 1763)


Notes: An endangered Red Data Book species, in unimproved, calcareous grassland, at four sites in Kent, a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 38-48 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Wild Marjoram, Common Knapweed and Common Bird's-foot Trefoil.

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