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Scientific Name: Scoparia ambigualis
Common Name: Common Grey
Scoparia ambigualis, more commonly known as the Common Grey, has a wingspan of 15-22 mm and is one of several very similar moths which can be rather difficult to separate. Habitat is usually deciduous woodland and on moorland. The adults fly from May to July and can be found resting on tree-trunks or rocks. Larva feeds on various mosses. A common species throughout Britain.
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