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pale shining brown moth

Pale Shining Brown Polia bombycina

Formerly more widespread, this species is retracting its range and is now mostly found in south-eastern England. Occasional coastal records are thought to be migrants. The adults fly in June and July, when they will visit light, sugar and various flowers. The species prefers calcareous soils.  Image: Donald Hobern (Flickr).

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