Name matches the Moth

I’ve recently started to look more at moths . I’ve bought a new book which is really helpful and shows how many moths there are … actually 100s!

This moth was sitting in the kitchen surface this evening.

Spent a few minutes using the new book – it’s a dot moth (Melanchthon persicaruae)

The larvae feed on low growing plants. They are common in central and southern Britain.

I like the way it’s name is so descriptive!


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