|70.233 ~ 1912 ~ August Thorn ~ Ennomos quercinaria|
Resident. Local S,C.
An uncommon species, but has been recorded from scattered sites around the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 42-50mm.
Woodland, hedgerows, parkland, some gardens and scrub.
Oak, elm, beech, birch, hawthorn and blackthorn.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva early May-mid July. Pupates amongst leaves of the foodplant.
Photo by PAR, 26th Aug 2014, Abermule