Ceramica pisi

Irish status: Widespread

Broom Moth - this moth has a wingspan of 32-37 mm. They can vary in colour from a grey dark brown to a lighter more chestnut colour. It flies from May to July and is attracted to light. The lava food plants include bramble, broom and bracken. Photographed in Co. Leitrim.

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