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Box Tree Moth

Cydalima perspectalis

Description:

The Box Tree Moth is an invasive species in Europe, first discovered in germany in 2006, and also in 2019 was confirmed in Toronto Canada. Black and white moth with a wingspan of about 4 cm. On the outer edge in the middle of each forewing there is a white spot looking like a half-moon. It also looks like it's been losing some of the scales as one forewing have a white band that the other doesn't posess.

Habitat:

Urban settlement. Farmland.


1 Comment

Gaia80
Gaia80 a month ago

Thanks ornithoptera80 :)

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okres Skalica, Trnavsk√Ĺ kraj, Slovakia

Lat: 48.80, Long: 17.20

Spotted on Aug 12, 2019
Submitted on Aug 12, 2019

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