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1174 Notocelia cynosbatella

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Early instar larva
Notocelia cynosbatella (Early instar larva)

Early instar larva

Chorlton, Greater Manchester

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Early instar larva

Chorlton, Greater Manchester

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1174 Notocelia cynosbatella

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49.292 BF1174
Notocelia cynosbatella

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan 16-22 mm.

The yellow labial palps of this moth readily distinguish it from several quite similar species.

It is generally common throughout Britain, and flies, mainly at night, from May to July, but can easily be disturbed during the day.

The larvae feed mainly on a variety of wild and cultivated rose (Rosa).

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