|72.015 ~ 2028 ~ Pale Tussock ~ Calliteara pudibunda|
Resident. Common S,C.
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 50-70mm.
Mainly found in various lowland sites, also in some higher altitude wooded valleys.
Most broadleaf trees and shrubs.
Overwinters as a pupa in a silken cocoon formed on the foodplant or in the debris below. Larva late June-early October.
Photo by MDH, 2nd May 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by NRS, 16th May 2011, Llandysil
Photo by PRW, 7th Oct 2008, Commins Coch