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Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Length 17mm. A splendid and well-marked moth. Adult has brown forewings with striking pinkish spots and blotches, some of which are brown-centred. Flies June–July. Larva feeds on Bramble. Widespread and locally common in southern and central Britain; scarce further north. Favours hedgerows and scrub where the larval foodplant flourishes.
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Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Length 17mm. A splendid and well-marked moth. Adult has brown forewings with striking pinkish spots and blotches, some of which are brown-centred. Flies June–July. Larva feeds on Bramble. Widespread and locally common in southern and central Britain; scarce further north. Favours hedgerows and scrub where the larval foodplant flourishes.

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Date: 23 Aug 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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