|2011 ~ Pale Prominent ~ Pterostoma palpina|
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 42-60mm.
Most areas where the foodplant is found.
Poplars, aspen and willows.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon on or just below the soil. Larva July and late August-September.
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Photo by MDH, 13th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 28th July 2007, Commins Coch