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Insect and Spider Identification: Unidentified Moth

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United Kingdom

September 16, 2012
4:57 AM

Post #9276441

Seen in November on heathland in Dorset

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Minot, ND

September 16, 2012
8:33 AM

Post #9276588

Family Geometridae, maybe an Epirrita sp. which can be active in late autumn - see for an example. There are several other species with a very similar wing pattern.
United Kingdom

September 16, 2012
8:59 AM

Post #9276601

Thanks. Using your ids I found a moth picture via Google which looked almost exactly like mine. The Autumnal Moth (Epirrita autumnata). That assumes the person who uploaded the photo had id'd it corredtly!

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