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Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi Wingspan 20mm. Very similar to November Moth and many individuals are not separable. Also attracted to light and often found resting on walls. Adult has marbled grey and brown wings with jagged cross lines, these sometimes forming up to three subtly darker bands. If dark central dark spot is present it usually lies outside the central band. Larva feeds on a variety of shrubs and trees. Widespread and common.
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Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi Wingspan 20mm. Very similar to November Moth and many individuals are not separable. Also attracted to light and often found resting on walls. Adult has marbled grey and brown wings with jagged cross lines, these sometimes forming up to three subtly darker bands. If dark central dark spot is present it usually lies outside the central band. Larva feeds on a variety of shrubs and trees. Widespread and common.

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Date: 23 Aug 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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