Agriopis marginaria

Irish status: Common Locally

Dotted Border - Quite a few moths are named after their appearance. Note the border of dots along the base of the wings. Widely distributed around the British Isles. This is a male moth photographed at Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim. Would you believe the female Dotted Border does not even fly! It hardly has any wings at all.

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