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barberry carpet moth

Barberry Carpet Pareulype berberata

This is a protected species in Britain and it is illegal to collect or disturb any of its stages. It is extremely local in its distribution and few moths are found each year. It is bivoltine, with moths being in flight in May and June and then again in August. Image: Alex Hyde / Back from the Brink (Flickr).

Find out more: iNaturalist, UK Moths, Suffolk Moths