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Cistus Forester Moth (Adscita geryon) 20.5.11.File Down,Salisbury Plain

Observed: 20th May 2011 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Cistus Forester Moth (Adscita geryon) 20.5.11.File Down,Salisbury Plain
Cistus Forester Moth (Adscita geryon) 20.5.11.File Down,Salisbury Plain 1
Description:

This moth was identified by an expert on a moth/butterfly survey. Think the foodplant was rockrose?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Cistus Forester (Adscita geryon) interacts

Comments

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Foresters

It's probably not possible to be absolutely certain from a photo alone which of the three foresters this is, but if it was associated with rock-rose then Cistus Forester is very likely.

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