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Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Grass Veneer 1293 Chrysoteuchia culmella

The ubiquitous 1293 Chrysoteuchia culmella appeared today in force on grassland  this gold like moth often appears to the eye large in flight...untill...it settles on grass The larvae feed on the stems of various types of grasses, usually at the base.distinguished with its one or two angled cross-lines and metallic golden fringe to the forewings.

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