|1655 ~ Poplar Lutestring ~ Tethea or or|
Resident. Local S.
A very rare species and not seen in the county since 1976.
Wingspan : M & F, 38-43mm.
Figure of Eighty, Yellow Horned, Oak Lutestring and Figure of Eight.
Aspen and poplars.
Larva mid July-September which hide during the day between two flatly spun leaves. Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon formed in the leaves of the foodplant.
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