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Ghost moth Hepialus humili Length 25-30mm. A strikingly pale moth. Adult male has white wings with faintly darker veins; the body and legs are yellowish. Adult female has yellow wings with orange markings. Flies June-July. Larva is subterranean and feeds on roots of grasses and other plants. Widespread and common.
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Ghost moth Hepialus humili Length 25-30mm. A strikingly pale moth. Adult male has white wings with faintly darker veins; the body and legs are yellowish. Adult female has yellow wings with orange markings. Flies June-July. Larva is subterranean and feeds on roots of grasses and other plants. Widespread and common.

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Date: 5 Apr 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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