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Lace Border Moth

Scopula ornata

Description:

The wingspan is 21 - 24 mm. Adults are on wing in May and June, then again from late July to September. The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, mainly Thymus, but also Achillea, Mentha, Origanum, Rumex, Taraxacum and Veronica.

Habitat:

It is found in Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

Notes:

Related spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/321...

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8 Comments

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 7 years ago

what a beauty, so delicate; nice spot

injica
injica 7 years ago

Tnx Tina, I had the same allusions :D

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

Charming moth! But I have to say that it reminds me a little bit of my granny's tablecloth :D

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

kod moth-ova kič je dobrodošao :)

injica
injica 7 years ago

Hvala :) malo kiča ne škodi pretpostavljam ;)

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

ovi čipkasti su predivni :)

injica
injica 7 years ago

Thank you but nothing special....I am finding this Scopulae all very boring ;D

FaredinAliyevski
FaredinAliyevski 7 years ago

Ehhh that's a beauty...perfect spotting.

injica
Spotted by
injica

Croatia

Spotted on Jul 24, 2013
Submitted on Jul 24, 2013

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