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Photo © Steve Whitehouse,  Webbs Garden Centre, Hagley, Worcestershire. J. Tibbetts 21.8.23.

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Palm Moth
Paysandisia archon

(Burmeister, 1880) 384a / 51.0001

A rare adventive species in the UK accidentally introduced with imported palms. Originating from South America it is now naturalised in southern Europe and spreading. Just one recent West Midlands record from a garden centre in Hagley, Worcestershire (J. Tibbetts 21.8.23.).

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