fox moth


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fox moth

n
(Animals) a coppery-brown European eggar moth, Macrothylacia rubi, whose black-and-yellow woolly larvae are commonly found on heather and bramble
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Mr Norman Fox had flown over specially from Bristol in his famous Fox Moth along with Mr Jackaman and his Monspar.
Wildlife attracted to the habitat includes black grouse, red grouse, curlew, golden plover, raven, ring ouzel, merlin, hen harrier, emperor moth and fox moth.
The stamps include the 23p de Havilland 83 Fox Moth and the Saro Cloud; 27p DH Giant Moth and DH Puss Moth; 37p Avro Anson and B17 Flying Fortress; 40p Eurofighter Typhoon and Avro Vulcan; 67p Handley Page Herald and Bristol Wayfarer plus 89p Concorde and A380 Airbus.