|2245 ~ Green-brindled Crescent ~ Allophyes oxyacanthae|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 39-46mm.
Broadleaf woodland, scrub, hedgerows and other well wooded areas including gardens.
Hawthorn, blackthorn, crab apple, dog rose, plum, and rowan.
Overwinters as egg (laid on twigs or bark of foodplant). Larva Apr-June. Pupates in underground cocoon.
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Pic shows the melanic form ab. capucina