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Photo taken 25/09/09 at Kensworth, Beds.

This moth is a fairly recent arrival in the UK, first being seen in the Isle of Wight in 1951. It has spread rapidly and is now fairly common, having been recorded as far north as Cumbria. It flies between September and November, and is often found in gardens as it enjoys ornamental conifers.

Photo taken 25/09/09 at Kensworth, Beds.

 

Photo taken 9/10/10 at Kensworth, Beds.