Definition 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.’