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70.108 ~ 1796 ~ Pale November Moth ~ Epirrita christyi
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-42mm.

Confusion species

November Moth and Autumnal Moth.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mature woodland.


Most broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the bark or a twig of the foodplant. Larva late April-June. Pupates beneath the soil.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 26th Oct 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 29th Oct 2011, Morben Isaf