Diloba caeruleocephala  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Noctuidae
Figure of Eight , Almond Tree Moth     Baħrija tal-lewż
Further Information:
Common name derived from bright markings on the forewings which resemble the figure eight. The larvae feed mainly on Prunus spinosa and Crataegus spp. Crataegus azorolus is the species shown in the photos below.

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