|2248 ~ Brindled Green ~ Dryobotodes eremita|
A fairly uncommon species, that has been recorded from just a handful of scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-39mm.
Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, scrub, gardens & some urban areas.
The expanding buds & leaves of pedunculate oak (and probably sessile oak).
Overwinters as egg (laid in small batches on foodplant). Larva Apr-June. Then pupates underground in a cocoon.
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Photo by MDH, 14th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin