Amata phegea   Nine-spotted Moth

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This day flying moth was seen several times in the hills on a wet day when we were looking for various Serapias species. It stopped for a very short time so photography had to be quick and rather long range.

Hills near Peschici, Gargano, Italy 24th April 2009

Added 2nd June 2009, updated 6th June 2010, updated 13th Nov 2014

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