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olive crescent moth

Olive Crescent Trisateles emortualis

A rare species, which is resident in one or two scattered deciduous woodland areas in the south of England. There have also been a handful of probable migrant records on the south coast. The foodplants are sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa), oak (Quercus) and beech (Fagus). Image: Ilia Ustyantsev (Flickr).

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