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Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Wingspan 38-42mm. A colourful and distinctive moth that rests with its wings held at an angle. Adult has angular, jagged margins to wings. Wings are brown with dark lines and marbling; head and thorax are fluffy yellow. Flies July-October. Larva feeds on a range of deciduous trees and shrubs. Widespread and common.
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Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Wingspan 38-42mm. A colourful and distinctive moth that rests with its wings held at an angle. Adult has angular, jagged margins to wings. Wings are brown with dark lines and marbling; head and thorax are fluffy yellow. Flies July-October. Larva feeds on a range of deciduous trees and shrubs. Widespread and common.

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Date: 26 Jun 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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