Shoulder Stripe - Earophila badiata
Wingspan 25-30 mm. It shows a variety of colour forms, but all have the same basic pattern.
It inhabits woodland, scrubland and other open areas.
An early Spring species, flying in March and April.
The larvae feed on types of Rose.
This moth is fairly common in England and Wales and scarcer in Scotland and Ireland.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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