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PICTURE: Caught at light in my garden in Farsley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, June 2009.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This species is resident, and is a quite common in many parts of the British Isles, though is less common in the northern half of Britain.

 

WING SPAN: 14mm to 19mm.                                   STATUS: Resident.         

FLIGHT PERIOD: Moths are on the wing in July and August, and are single brooded. Habitats are mainly wood land, and some times other places where its food plants are present.

 

LARVAL PERIOD: The mature caterpillars are up to about 10mm in length. Caterpillars can be found from September, and after over wintering again in May and June. They mainly eat Oak leaves.

 

HABITAT: Habitats include  wood land rides and fringes, hedgerows, some times gardens and parks, and other shrubby places where the food plants grow.

 

FOOD PLANT/S:  Oak leaves.

 

SIMILAR SPECIES: None.

           
               
             
               
             
 

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