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1882 Small Seraphim, Pterapherapteryx sexalata (Retzius, 1783)

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The Small Seraphim normally occurs singly or sparingly in damp woods, although it is sometimes a fairly common visitor to mv light in these habitats. It is widespread north of the downs to the west of an imaginary line drawn from Brighton to Tunbridge Wells. Double-brooded in overlapping emergences, adults can be sen flying mainly from mid May until early August. Larvae feed on sallow. (Pratt, 2011)

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Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014 Photo: Dave Green

Pterapherapteryx sexalata (Retzius, 1783)

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