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Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Length 18-20mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult has brown wings with a black rectangle cut into by a pale triangle. Double-brooded except in the far north: flies May-August. Larva feeds on a range of herbaceous plants. Widespread and common.
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Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Length 18-20mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult has brown wings with a black rectangle cut into by a pale triangle. Double-brooded except in the far north: flies May-August. Larva feeds on a range of herbaceous plants. Widespread and common.

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Date: 28 May 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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