Moth: Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria)

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Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria)
Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria)
Common name:Mottled Umber
Latin name:Erannis defoliaria
Family:Geometridae » Ennominae
Flies:October to December
This photo:Marsland valley on the Cornwall and Devon county boundary
A fairly common moth found in many habitats and in much of the UK. The males fly late in the year whilst the females are wingless.

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