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Box Tree Moth

Cydalima perspectalis


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.


Urban settlement. Farmland.

1 Comment

Gaia80 a month ago

Thanks ornithoptera80 :)

Spotted by

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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