|70.244 ~ 1923 ~ Feathered Thorn ~ Colotois pennaria|
A common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 46-50mm.
Orange Moth, Scalloped Oak.
Mostly broadleaf woodland, but also found in parks and gardens.
Many species of broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-June. Pupates just below the soil.
Photo by MDH, 25th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 29th Oct 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 12th Nov 2010, Commins Coch