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Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Length 17mm. A distinctive and attractive moth that rests with its wings rolled in tight tent-like manner. Adult has grey-brown forewings with dark-edged white cross lines and maroon tip; when alarmed, exposes brown-tipped abdomen. Double-brooded: flies May–June, and again August-September. Larva feeds on Aspen, poplars and willows. Locally common only in southern England.
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