|1659s1 ~ Yellow Horned ~ Achlya flavicornis|
Resident. Common N.
A fairly common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 39-44mm.
Woodland, heathland and moorland.
Silver birch and downy birch.
Larva mid May-mid July which hide during the day in-between spun leaves. Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon formed in the leaf litter.
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Photo by PRW, 17th Mar 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 12th Mar 2011, Morben Isaf