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The Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines Length 16-18mm. A uniformly-marked moth that is hard to distinguish from The Rustic. It usually rests with one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult typically has rather matt yellowish-brown forewings with dark cross lines and a central dark spot and kidney-shaped mark. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on various low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread but commonest in central and southern Britain.
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The Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines Length 16-18mm. A uniformly-marked moth that is hard to distinguish from The Rustic. It usually rests with one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult typically has rather matt yellowish-brown forewings with dark cross lines and a central dark spot and kidney-shaped mark. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on various low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread but commonest in central and southern Britain.

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Date: 10 Jul 2009
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Credit: andrew merrick/NPL
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