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Pale Shoulder

Acontia lucida


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


Mountain rocky meadow on the edge of deciduous forest.


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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