|2006 ~ Lesser Swallow Prominent ~ Pheosia gnoma|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 46-58mm.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, moorland, heathland, parkland and gardens.
Silver birch and downy birch.
Overwinters as a pupa in a strong cocoon underground. Larva June-July and late August-September.
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Photo by MDH, 12th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin