70.066 Earophila badiata (Shoulder-stripe) 1746
fw: 14-18mm; (Feb)Mar-Apr; dog rose, other wild roses (Rosa spp); common in England, Wales and lowland Scotland
ID: The English name denotes the black stripe along the proximal border of the subbasal cross-band. Further characterised by the paler (usually straw-coloured) central cross-band contrasting with the purplish-brown terminal area of the forewing. Unlikely to be confused with any other species, but see A.derivata (Streamer).
Page published 13/04/2013 (§1-6) | Genus changed from Anticlea 07/03/2014 | §7 added 09/05/2014