Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Early Moth...??????

1960 Early Moth Theria primaria (Haworth)
There are 4 old records the last in 1963 and recent records from Park road elland between mid january and mid march.The flight time for this species is January and February when few light traps are run.The foodplant is hawthorn and a careful search may reveal this species to be present.They can be seen at dusk at rest on bare open twigs of foodplant.The female is flightless

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