This Small Magpie moth (Anania hortulata) resting on a fern leaflet is actually a micro moth rather that a macro moth.

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This Small Magpie moth (Anania hortulata) resting on a fern leaflet is actually a micro moth rather that a macro moth.
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This Small Magpie moth (Anania hortulata) resting on a fern leaflet is actually a micro moth rather that a macro moth. The difference between the two being mostly arbitrary and due to convenience e.g. small moths are placed in the micro moth category and larger moths into the macro moth category. However, this does not always follow i.e. the small magpie is bigger than some macro moths.
Location: Formby, Merseyside, UK