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Friday, 22 August 2014

2422 Green Silver-lines Caterpillar Pseudoips prasinana

2422 Green Silver-lines Pseudoips prasinana

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Wingspan 30-35 mm.

Description   Common in wooded areas over much of England and Wales, less common in Scotland and Ireland.

Phenology   Flight period  June and July, it is often attracted to artificial light.

The short, stocky caterpillar feeds in August, mostly on oak (Quercus) and birch (Betula),and  other deciduous trees
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