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Pale Shoulder

Acontia lucida

Description:

Pale shoulder moth (Acontia lucida) on Marrubium peregrinum (horehound).

Habitat:

Mountain rocky meadow on the edge of deciduous forest.

Notes:

The wingspan of Acontia lucida can reach 26–30 mm. Head, thorax and abdomen are white. The forewings show a greyish white front part and a wide dark brown median band, dark-mottled and marbled, larger in the centre. A white mark is present on the outer edge of the forewings, while a brown mark is close to the apex. Hindwings are whitish-fuscous, with a brown band near the apex.

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Spotted on Aug 27, 2017
Submitted on Aug 31, 2017

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