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« Back Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars (UK)

Emperor Moth....Pavonia pavonia
Photo by Impy....Garden of England
 


Emperor Moth....Pavonia pavonia

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Wingspan....5-6cm. Flight period late march to early June. Active by day, resting on low vegitation.Distribution...throughout Europe.
Caterpillar....Black at first,grass green when fully grown with black spots or stripes on which there are orange bristly warts.


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