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Pheosia gnoma (Fabricius, [1777])

Lesser Swallow Prominent
71.0180 (B&F: 2006)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Notodontidae
   »Subfamily: Notodontinae
    »Tribe: Notodontini

Synonym(s):

Pheosia dictaeoides (Esper, 1789)

Status and ecology:

A resident occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats but is sometimes common in woods. Widespread, and perhaps generally distributed, but high numbers are local. This species is double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid June and again from late June to mid September. The larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Findon Valley, 4 ix 2006 Photo: Mike Snelling

Pheosia gnoma (Fabricius, 1777)

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