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Side view of a chinese character moth (Cilix glaucata) resting on a leaf in a garden habitat. The resting posture of this species can give the appearance of a bird dropping. The flight period is May to August with up to two generations each year. This species is a member of the drepanidae family and is found throughout the UK, Europe and the palearctic ecozone. Photographed in Somerset, UK, in September.
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