Pale Stigma Mesogona acetosellae
Pale Stigma Mesogona acetosellae
Adult • Slovenia • © Janez Kamin

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Pale Stigma Mesogona acetosellae

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


Wingspan c. 36-46mm.

A very rare vagrant to the British Isles, with only a single record from East Sussex in the late 19th century.

Abroad, the species is to be found in southern and central Europe, and into Asia.

The larvae feed on a number of shrubs and trees.
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