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Thyatira batis  Alerdinck,Moth,Peach blossom,Thyatira,Thyatira batis,moth week 2019,nl: Braamvlinder Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Oh-so-beautiful! Posted 3 years ago
  2. It reminds me of this:

    Blotched leopard, La Planada Nature Reserve, Colombia  Blotched leopard,Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,La Planada Nature Reserve,Pantherodes colubraria,South America
    Posted 3 years ago
  3. Awesome! Posted 3 years ago

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The peach blossom is a moth of the family Drepanidae. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of ''Systema Naturae''.

It is found throughout Europe and east through the Palearctic to Japan and Mongolia. It is a fairly common species in the British Isles.

It is a striking species with brown forewings marked with five pink and white blotches which do rather resemble the petals of peach blossom. The hindwings are buff and grey. The wingspan is 40–45 mm... more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 29, 2019.