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The Streamer Anticlea derivata Wingspan 30-35mm. A distinctive and well-marked moth that rests with its wings spread flat. Adult has pale pinkish-grey forewings with a dark cross band and streamer-like black band running from leading edge. Flies April-May. Larva feeds on flowers and leaves of Dog-rose. Widespread but locally common only in the south.
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The Streamer Anticlea derivata Wingspan 30-35mm. A distinctive and well-marked moth that rests with its wings spread flat. Adult has pale pinkish-grey forewings with a dark cross band and streamer-like black band running from leading edge. Flies April-May. Larva feeds on flowers and leaves of Dog-rose. Widespread but locally common only in the south.

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Date: 5 Apr 2009
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Credit: andrew merrick/NPL
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