Acontia lucida  (Hufnagel, 1766)
Main synonym = Phalaena lucida    Hufnagel, 1766
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Noctuidae
Pale Shoulder     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
At rest, colouration is thought to mimic that of bird droppings so as not to reveal the moth's presence. Larvae feed on a number of plants, including mallow and bindweed.

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