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Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Well Spotted !!!! 0989 Timothy Tortrix Aphelia paleana

989 Timothy Tortrix Aphelia paleana

Timothy Tortrix 28613

Timothy Tortrix 28629

Developmental Link  Click Image to Magnify

Wingspan 18-22 mm.

Plain moth, usually with a distinct yellowish suffusion around the head and the base of the forewings.


Waste ground and dampish areas, and feeds on a range of herbaceous plants.

The adults, which are on the wing from June to August, can be flushed from low vegetation during the day but are more active at night.

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VC 63 Distribution  Please Allow Time to Load

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