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Pale Shoulder Moth / Malveneule

Acontia lucida

Description:

The wingspan is 26 - 30 mm. Adults are on wing in May and August in two generations. The larvae feed on Althaea officinalis, Convolvulus, Chenopodium and Taraxacum.

Habitat:

It is found in most of Europe, east to Turkey, Iran and India. It has also been recorded from Algeria. It is a rare migrant to the south coast of Great Britain.

Notes:

Related spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/278...

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Spotted on Jul 25, 2013
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