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Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides Length 20-22mm. A distinctive moth. Colours and intricate patterns on forewings make it look like a flake of cut wood. Adult has and orange-brown area on forewing, marked with a swirly woodgrain-like pattern; adjacent is a grey triangle framed by white lines. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on Bramble. Common only in southern Britain.
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Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides Length 20-22mm. A distinctive moth. Colours and intricate patterns on forewings make it look like a flake of cut wood. Adult has and orange-brown area on forewing, marked with a swirly woodgrain-like pattern; adjacent is a grey triangle framed by white lines. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on Bramble. Common only in southern Britain.

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Date: 6 Apr 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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