|1660 ~ Frosted Green ~ Polyploca ridens|
Resident. Local S.
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-40mm.
Mature broadleaf woodland.
Eggs are laid singly on the foodplant. Larva late May-mid July which rest during the day on the underside of a leaf. Overwinters as a pupa in a compact cocoon at the base of the tree.
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Photo by PRW, 7th Apr 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 13th Apr 2010, Llanfyllin