The Flame Moth

The Flame Moth - Axylia putris Axylia putris
Wingspan: Up to 1.25" (3.2 cm)
Colour: Buff / brown with dark markings
Appearing: June - September
Family: Noctuidae
                    The Flame Moth    

This small moth is found in many habitats in most parts of the UK. It rests with its wings tightly wrapped around its body, resembling a twig.

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