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Kent Moth Group


Figure of Eighty

Tethea ocularis

Family: Drepanidae

RES: 65.01 B&F: 1654

Verification Grade (Adult):

A reasonably common moth which is distributed throughout Kent. Superficially similar to the Lutestrings, and maybe the similarly-named Figure of Eight, this species has a diagnostic '80' mark on the forewing.

Flight Season: flies between late April and August

Quick Navigation:

Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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The graph below shows at which time of the year Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each period of the year, and use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

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Photo Gallery

Below is a gallery of Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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External Links

More information about Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) can be seen on the external pages listed below: