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2245 ~ Green-brindled Crescent ~ Allophyes oxyacanthae
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 39-46mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Broadleaf woodland, scrub, hedgerows and other well wooded areas including gardens.

Foodplant

Hawthorn, blackthorn, crab apple, dog rose, plum, and rowan.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as egg (laid on twigs or bark of foodplant). Larva Apr-June. Pupates in underground cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 29th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 26th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin
Pic shows the melanic form ab. capucina