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Horse Chestnut Moth

Photograph by: 
John Gifford

 


Surprisingly not associated with horse-chestnut trees but is common on the Dorset heaths where the larvae feed on heathers


 

Common Name Horse Chestnut Moth
Scientific Name Pachycnemia hippocastanaria
Species Group Moths 085 387 Geometerids
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Moths 085 387 Geometerids