Main: (Noctuidae / Noctuinae)
73.338 [B&F: 2118] True Lover's Knot (Lycophotia porphyrea) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Common on heathland, moorland and in gardens where heather is grown throughout the British Isles; very common on the heaths of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and increasingly recorded from gardens containing heather. Wingspan 26-34 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Heather and Bell Heather.

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