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The Spanish Moth (Xanthopastis timais) is a moth in the Noctuidae family.

Despite it's name, this species is found throughout North America, South America, and Carribean, though is a vagrant any further north than New York. This species has a unconfirmed record on the British list, as it was found in a collection of insects which were said to be collected in the London area. This moth is quite variable, but generally has a pinkish forewing with yellow and black markings. The hindwing is dull.

Spanish Moth

Spanish Moth - Courtesy of Wikipedia

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