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Archips xylosteana - Scales Different sizes, shapes and colours of scales on the wing of Archips xylosteana<br />
Full view of moth here:<br />
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Archips xylosteana - Scales

Different sizes, shapes and colours of scales on the wing of Archips xylosteana
Full view of moth here:

Archips xylosteana Detail of scales here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81462/archips_xylosteana_-_scales.html Alerdinck,Archips,Archips xylosteana,Geotagged,Leaf roller,Lepidoptera,Moth,Netherlands,Tortricidae,Variegated golden tortrix

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  1. The colors and how they blend to make a pattern really amazes me. Posted one month ago

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''Archips xylosteana'', the variegated golden tortrix or brown oak tortrix, is a moth of the family Tortricidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 7, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4A, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.