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Wingspan 23-28 mm.

Phenology Two generations, May to July and in August to September.

Description Nicely marked this moth is fairly common in the southern counties of , but scarcer further north and in Ireland.Adults rests with wings held in such that the reddish cross-lines of the fore and hind wings form a continuous band. The fringes are also suffused with pink.

Life Cycle The larvae feed on low-growing plants such as dock (Rumex).

Habitat common over much of Britain, inhabiting dry grassland, waste ground and gardens.

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