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The Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria) is a species of moth in the Geometridae family.

This species is widespread in Britain, inhabiting

Colotois pennaria ~ Feathered Thorn

Feathered Thorn ~

woodlands and gardens in Autumn. This species is usually chestnut brown, but sometimes greyer. There are two distinct crosslines, with a dark marking between the two crosslines, and a white mark near the outer tip.

Feathered Thorn TL

When the Feathered Thorn is active