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Black Arches

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Peter Orchard

This attractive moth, quite common in August, is mainly a species of woodland and may be found asleep by day on oak tree trunks



Common Name Black Arches
Scientific Name Lymantria monacha
Species Group Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
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Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen