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Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Wingspan 20-24mm. An attractive moth that rests with wings spread flat. Flighty and easily disturbed from vegetation in daytime. Adult wing colour is a shade of yellow, with intricate concentric and jagged brown lines, and dark-bordered white lines. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on low-growing plants. Widespread and common.
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Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Wingspan 20-24mm. An attractive moth that rests with wings spread flat. Flighty and easily disturbed from vegetation in daytime. Adult wing colour is a shade of yellow, with intricate concentric and jagged brown lines, and dark-bordered white lines. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on low-growing plants. Widespread and common.

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Date: 20 Jul 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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