Small Ranunculus Moth

Small Ranunculus Moth Hecatera dysodea

Small Ranunculus Moth - top
Small Ranunculus Moth - side
Small Ranunculus Moth - underside
The Small Ranunculus moth was extinct in UK several years ago but in recent years has re-established itself around the Thames estuary.
Photos of this unfortunate damaged individual were kindly provided by Ken Godwin from north Kent.
Wingspan 32-34mm; UK flight time Jun-Jul.