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Puss Moth Cerura vinula Length 35mm. A charming, furry-legged moth that rests with wings held in tent-like. Adult has pale greyish-white wings with darker veins, and dark zigzag lines. Flies May–July. Larva is fat and green with a swollen head and two whip-like tail appendages. Larva feeds on willows and poplars. Widespread and common in lowland Britain.
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Puss Moth Cerura vinula Length 35mm. A charming, furry-legged moth that rests with wings held in tent-like. Adult has pale greyish-white wings with darker veins, and dark zigzag lines. Flies May–July. Larva is fat and green with a swollen head and two whip-like tail appendages. Larva feeds on willows and poplars. Widespread and common in lowland Britain.

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Date: 29 Jun 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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