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    Default Carpet moth of some sort?

    Looked through my book, but really can't tie this down to a particular moth.
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    OK, think I may have zeroed in on it, perhaps a Silver-ground Carpet, Xanthorhoe montanata montanata
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    Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata

    Yes you are right Rolf
    UKMoths - Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata

    Great captures put it in the foum gallery

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    I'll see if it comes back, need to get the whole thing in focus.
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    Should do. They are day flying moths.

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    This was taken on the ceiling at well past midnight, so may not see it again.
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