|2227 ~ Sprawler ~ Asteroscopus sphinx|
Resident. Common S,C.
A fairly common species that is found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 38-48mm.
Broadleaf woodland and other well wooded areas including gardens.
A wide range of broadleaf trees.
Overwinters as an egg which is laid in small batches in the bark of the foodplant. Larva April-early June, feeding mainly at night. Pupates well down in the soil.
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Photo by MDH, 28th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin