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1646 ~ Oak Hook-tip ~ Watsonalla binaria
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-35mm.

Confusion species

Barred Hook-tip.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mostly in woodland, but also found in parkland, hedgerows and gardens.


Oak and occasionally silver birch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon in a folded leaf. Larva June-July and Late August-September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 26th Aug 2006, Commins Coch