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September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Wingspan 30-34mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held at acute angle, creating a leaf-like appearance. Adult has angular, jagged margins to its wings. The forewings are yellowish-brown and marked with two dark cross lines: outer third of wing is dusky brown while inner two thirds are yellowish brown. Flies July-October. Larva feeds mainly on birches and oaks. Widespread but commonest in south.
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September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Wingspan 30-34mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held at acute angle, creating a leaf-like appearance. Adult has angular, jagged margins to its wings. The forewings are yellowish-brown and marked with two dark cross lines: outer third of wing is dusky brown while inner two thirds are yellowish brown. Flies July-October. Larva feeds mainly on birches and oaks. Widespread but commonest in south.

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Date: 5 Jul 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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