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Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Length 20mm. A well-marked spring-flying moth that rests with it wings spread flat or held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has brown forewings, marbled with purplish-grey and rich brown, and with a dark rectangular mark from which a semi-circular section has been removed. Flies March–April. Larva feeds on a range of herbaceous plants. Common and widespread.
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Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Length 20mm. A well-marked spring-flying moth that rests with it wings spread flat or held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has brown forewings, marbled with purplish-grey and rich brown, and with a dark rectangular mark from which a semi-circular section has been removed. Flies March–April. Larva feeds on a range of herbaceous plants. Common and widespread.

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Date: 4 May 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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