|72.009 ~ 2031 ~ White Satin Moth ~ Leucoma salicis|
Resident. Local S,E,(WC,N).
First recorded in 2013 at Guilsfield in the north-east of the county. This is a very local species throughout north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 43-60mm.
Poplar plantations and willow beds. Also hedgerows, woodland, scrub and gardens.
Aspen, poplars, willows and sallows.
Overwinters communally as small larvae in silk web on foodplant. Larva late August - late June. Pupates in a hairy cocoon.
Photo by SOS, 22nd July 2013, Guilsfield
Photo by DB, 28th June 2014, Middletown