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Sunday, 19 April 2015

2243 Early Grey Xylocampa areola

2243 Early Grey 16

2243 Early Grey 9

Wingspan 32-40 mm.

Description  One of the earliest moths to emerge in the season, flying from March to May.inhabit lightly wooded areas and suburban locations, where it is often a visitor to the garden light-trap.
The yellowish-brown larvae feed on honeysuckle (Lonicera).

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