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November Moth Epirrita dilutata Wingspan 20mm. A classic autumn moth that is often attracted outside house lights and found resting on nearby walls. Its rounded wings are spread flat at rest. Almost impossible to separate from Pale November Moth E. chrystyi. Adult has marbled grey and brown wings, with concentric, jagged cross lines. Some individuals have a central dark spot within central band. Flies October-November. Larva feeds on a variety of shrubs and trees. Widespread and common.
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November Moth Epirrita dilutata Wingspan 20mm. A classic autumn moth that is often attracted outside house lights and found resting on nearby walls. Its rounded wings are spread flat at rest. Almost impossible to separate from Pale November Moth E. chrystyi. Adult has marbled grey and brown wings, with concentric, jagged cross lines. Some individuals have a central dark spot within central band. Flies October-November. Larva feeds on a variety of shrubs and trees. Widespread and common.

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Date: 3 Aug 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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