|1632 ~ Pale Eggar ~ Trichiura crataegi|
Locally common on the eastern side of the county. It has also been recorded in low numbers at scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-40mm.
Open woodland, hedgerows, heathland, moorland, scrub and gardens.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-June. Pupates in a cocoon formed in the leaf litter.
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Photo by JBK, 12th Sept 2006, Moel y Garth
Photo by DB, 3rd Sept 2010, Middletown