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1923 Feathered Thorn, Colotois pennaria (Linnaeus, 1761)

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A resident species, often occurring sparingly in a wide range of habitats, although sometimes fairly common at mv light. It is also occasionally common in northern woodlands. Becoming patchily distributed and high numbers are local. This species is in decline. Single brooded, mainly flying from early October to early December. The larvae feed on sloe, hawthorn, sallow, birch, maple, Portugal laurel, oak and hazel. (Pratt 2011)

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Bracklesham, 16 xi 2014 Photo: Derek Lee

Colotois pennaria (Linnaeus, 1761)

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