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2005 ~ Great Prominent ~ Peridea anceps
UK Status

Resident. Local S,WC,(NW).

Montgomeryshire Status

A locally common species that is recorded throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 52-72mm.

Confusion species

Lobster Moth, Large Dark Prominent.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly broadleaved woodland, also found in hedgerows, gardens and well wooded districts.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa deep underground. Larva late May-early August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 24th May 2009, Llanfyllin