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Broom Moth Ceramica pisi Length 15-19mm. A well-marked moth that rests with its wings spread flat on in a tent-like manner. Adult has forewings whose ground colour is variable, orange-brown and grey-brown being the extremes. All forms show a yellow submarginal jagged line expanding to a pale spot on the wing’s trailing margin; at rest the spots are aligned. Flies May-July. Larva has longitudinal brown and yellow lines; feeds on various plants including Broom and Bracken. Widespread and locally common.
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