ADULT: Wingspan 60-80mm. An easily identifiable moth with an olive brown body that has a series white marks on each side of the thorax. The hindwings are a rosy pink with a black border just inside the outer part of the hindwing. The forewings are a darker olive-brown with a broad creamy stripe (that is sometimes tinged pinkish) running through. CHRYSALIS: Not located in Britain. LARVA: Greenish brown to black with yellowish spots and feeds on bedstraws and willowherbs. BEHAVIOUR: Attracted to light. HABITAT: Coastal. FLIGHT PERIOD: May - October. STATUS: Immigrant. More common towards the South.
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