|70.252 ~ 1931 ~ Peppered Moth ~ Biston betularia|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Forms f. carbonaria and f.insularia are rarely recorded in Montgomeryshire.
Wingspan : M & F, 45-62mm.
Woodland, scrub, parkland, gardens and urban areas.
A wide range of woody plants.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva early July-late September.
Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 5th June 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 18th Sept 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by DB, 2nd July 2013, Middletown