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Abraxas grossulariata
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Abraxas grossulariata
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Abraxas grossulariata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It lives in Europe and North America. Its speckled color patterns have given it the common name of magpie moth. The caterpillar is about the same in color to the adult, and feeds on the leaves of shrubs such as gooseberry.


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