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71.011 ~ 2015 ~ Lunar Marbled Brown ~ Drymonia ruficornis
UK Status

Resident. Common.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-46mm.

Confusion species

Marbled Brown.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Oaks in woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa just below the soil. Larva May-late July.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 17th Apr 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 10th May 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 17th Apr 2011, Commins Coch