|65.005 ~ 1648 ~ Pebble Hook-tip ~ Drepana falcataria|
Resident. Common S,C.
A common and widespread species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-40mm.
Dusky Hook-tip, Scarce Hook-tip.
Woodland and heathland and other habitats with birch or alder.
Downy birch, silver birch and alder.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon in a folded leaf. Larva late June-late July and September.
Photo by PRW, 21st May 2008, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 5th May 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 14th July 2012, Commins Coch
Pic shows pale form.