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• Moray • © Roy Leverton
[Synonyms: Semiothisa liturata]
Wingspan 22-27 mm.
A species of coniferous woodland, this moth is fairly common throughout most of the British Isles.
It flies usually in June and July, but in the south there is a second brood in August.
A dark melanic form
is quite common, especially in the north.
Coniferous trees form the main foodplants, especially Scots pine (
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