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Scallop Shell Rheumaptera undulata Wingspan 25-30. A beautiful moth with fantastically intricate patterning on wings. Adult has wings marked with numerous concentric, jagged dark lines; ground colour grades from buffish-white to brown. Flies June-July. Larva feeds on sallows and Bilberry. Widespread and fairly common in southern and central England and Wales.