Buff-tip moth

Description
This moth was collected by Alexander Baynes at Tiverton in March 1959. Buff tip moths are usually found in woodland and are camouflaged to look just like a broken twig when they are at rest.
Accession Loan No.
321/2007/11
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
buff-tip moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
NOTODONTIDAE: Phalera bucephala (Linnaeus,1758): buff-tip
Dimensions
width 50 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Baynes, Alexander
Collection Town
Tiverton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NOTODONTIDAE
Genus
Phalera
Species
bucephala

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