Peach Blossom - Thyatira batis
Wingspan 32-38 mm. A beautifully-marked moth, with its pinkish spots on a brown background.
Woodland and other well wooded areas.
The adults fly at night in June and July and can be attracted by bright lights or a sugar-mixture.
The reddish-brown caterpillar feeds on Bramble in late summer.
Fairly common in throughout Britain except the extreme north. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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