|65.014 ~ 1658s1 ~ Oak Lutestring ~ Cymatophorina diluta|
Resident. Local S,C.
A scarce and local species restricted to the south and east of the county. Just 5 records existed prior to 1977 until found at Llwynderw in 2021.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-36mm.
Mature broadleaf woodland.
Overwinters as an egg attached to a twig of the foodplant. Larva April or early May-early July which hide in spun leaves during the day. Pupates in a cocoon formed in the leaves on the tree.
Photo by RB, 28th Aug 2021, Llwynderw