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70.235 ~ 1914 ~ Dusky Thorn ~ Ennomos fuscantaria
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-42mm.

Confusion species

September Thorn, August Thorn.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most places where the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Ash.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva early May-mid July. Pupates amongst spun leaves of the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin