Over the garden gate
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Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars (UK)
Magpie Moth (Abraxas grossulariata)
Photo By Fiona Wiltshire
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The caterpillar, which is similar in colour to the moth, feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes,
and was considered a garden pest.
The moths fly July to August.
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