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Horse Chestnut Moth

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


 

Photograph by: 
John Gifford

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
Common Name Horse Chestnut Moth
Scientific Name Pachycnemia hippocastanaria
Interest Level
3
Species Family Moths 085-387: Geometerids
Preferred Environment
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Additional Identification Notes