|1980 ~ Eyed Hawk-moth ~ Smerinthus ocellata|
Resident. Common S,C,
A fairly uncommon species, but found throughout much of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 75-95mm.
Gardens, orchards, parks, woodland, scrub, riverside and fens.
Willows, sallows, wild and cultivated species of apple.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-Sept.
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Photo by PRW, 16th May 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 1st Aug 2010, Cors Dyfi