|1960 ~ Early Moth ~ Theria primaria|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
Fairly common where recorded. This is undoubtedly another species that is under-recorded due to its flight time.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-37mm.
Open woodland, woodland rides, established scrub and hedgerows.
Blackthorn and hawthorn.
Overwinters as a pupa just below the soil. Larva early April-late May.
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Photo by PRW, 8th Feb 2010, Commins Coch