|2007 ~ Swallow Prominent ~ Pheosia tremula|
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 50-64mm.
Lesser Swallow Prominent.
Woodland, poplar plantations, hedgerows, scrub, carr, parkland and gardens.
Poplars, aspen, willows and sallows.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva June-July and late August-September.
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Photo by MDH, 13th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 11th Aug 2006, Commins Coch.
Pic shows natural resting position.