Definition of Kentish glory in English:

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Kentish glory

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A large European moth with orange-brown and white markings, occurring chiefly on moorland and in open woodland.
  • Endromis versicolora, the only member of the family Endromidae.
Example sentences
  • The Kentish glory disappeared from England in 1970 while the netted mountain is a priority species, according to Butterfly Conservation.
  • Other important Scottish species are those that need large areas of habitat, like the Marsh Fritillary and the Kentish Glory moth.
  • Larger moths like the Kentish Glory also associate with birch woods.

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