|2000 ~ Iron Prominent ~ Notodonta dromedarius|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 42-50mm.
Large Dark Prominent.
Broadleaved woodland, heathland, riverbanks and gardens.
Mainly birch, hazel and alder, occasionally found on oak.
Overwinters as a pupa in a frail cocoon. Larva mid June-late July and September-early October.
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Photo by MDH, 14th June 2009, Llanfyllin