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Top down view of a scalloped oak moth (Crocallis elinguaria) resting on a branch in a garden habitat. The flight period is July and August with a single generation each year. This species is a member of the Geometridae family and is found throughout Europe and the paleartic ecozone. The larval food plant is a range of deciduous trees and bushes. Photographed in Somerset, UK, in July.
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