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The Scarce Prominent (Odontosia carmelita) is a species of moth in the Notodontidae family.

This species is local in Britain, inhabiting woodlands in Spring (March to May depending on the location). This species has a greyish straw forewing, which is often tinged red, with several dark veins and fine white markings. There is a larger white mark near the edge of the forewing. The wingspan is 32–42 mm.

The larva feed on Silver and Downy Birch.