Meaning of Kentish glory in English:

Kentish glory


  • 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

    ‘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.’