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Feathered Thorn

Observed: 13th October 2011 By: phildean
Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
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Description:

About 37mm wingspan. Beautiful feathered antennae show it's a male. The second photo was taken when it was 'playing dead' by lying on its back and shows the antennae well. It was resting on the garage door this morning.

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Species with which Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria) interacts