Little thorn moth ?

Description
This moth was collected by Alexander Baynes at Tiverton in May 1959. The little thorn moth is day-flying species that prefers sunshine, but will fly in dull weather if disturbed. It is usually found in woodland.
Accession Loan No.
321/2007/17
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
little thorn moth ?
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
GEOMETRIDAE: Cepphis advenaria (Hübner, 1790): little thorn
Dimensions
width 30 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
GEOMETRIDAE
Genus
Cepphis
Species
cf. advenaria

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