73.338 Lycophotia porphyria (True-lover's Knot)
fw: 12-15mm; Jun-Aug; heather (Calluna vulgaris), bell heather (Erica cinerea); common in acid heathland and high moorland throughout GB
ID: Ground colour usually reddish-brown but ranges from pinkish-brown to blackish-grey; small white or white-outlined oval and kidney marks; sinuate white subbasal and postmedian lines and a more diffuse straight subterminal line; black terminal line interrupted by short white streaks; several white dashes along costa; longer black streaks subdorsally and through stigmata. Xestia agathina (Heath Rustic) can appear similar but has a pale streak along the costa from forewing base to postmedian line.
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