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Ground colour uniform grey, occasionally with some speckling, particularly on the hindwing. The forewing AM and PM lines are honey brown and bordered by a paler brown line.The uniform and relatively straight AM line, broken near the costa and recurving towards the wing base, will distinguish mellistrigata from the similar D. neptaria.

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