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2014 ~ Marbled Brown ~ Drymonia dodonaea
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C,NW.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 39-44mm.

Confusion species

Lunar Marble Brown.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Established woodland with mature oaks.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon below the soil. Larva late June-early September which feed high in the tree canopy.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 12th June 2009, Llanfyllin