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1795 ~ November Moth ~ Epirrita dilutata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-44mm.

Confusion species

Pale November Moth, Autumnal Moth.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)



Habitat

Mostly broadleaf woodland, but also found in scrub and gardens.

Foodplant

Most broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the bark or a twig of the foodplant. Larva late April-June. Pupates beneath the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin