|2473 ~ Beautiful Hook-tip ~ Laspeyria flexula|
Resident. Local S,WC.
A locally common species, that has only been found at a few sites in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-36mm.
Scalloped Hook-tip and Lesser Belle.
Woodland, hedgerows, parks, scrub, orchards and gardens.
Lichens growing on twigs and branches of broadleaf and coniferous trees.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-late May. Pupates in a strong cocoon formed on a twig or branch of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 8th July 2010, Llanfyllin