Irish moths

November Moth agg, Epirrita dilutata agg

Family: Geometridae       Sub-family: Larentiinae

1795x     *     November Moth agg.     *     Epirrita dilutata agg.

November Moth, Pale November Moth and Autumnal Moth are very similar, variable and require dissection for accurate identification.

Widespread, common
Wingspan: c.36mm

Flight time: September-November
Habitat: Woods, gardens, hedges

Larval food plant: Deciduous trees and shrubs

Similar: Winter Moth. Usually smaller with more rounded wingtips.

November Moth agg, Epirrita dilutata agg

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. October 2010

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