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MOTH CUT-OUTS

Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Length17-20mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult has reddish-brown forewings with a pale leading edge, and sub-marginal black line containing a white streak and kidney spot. Double-brooded; flies May-June and again August-September. Larva feeds on low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread and fairly common throughout.
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Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Length17-20mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult has reddish-brown forewings with a pale leading edge, and sub-marginal black line containing a white streak and kidney spot. Double-brooded; flies May-June and again August-September. Larva feeds on low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread and fairly common throughout.

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Date: 18 May 2010
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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