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Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)

Swallow Prominent
71.0170 (B&F: 2007)

Synonym(s):
Pheosia dictaea (Linnaeus, 1767)


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

A resident occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. It is sometimes fairly common in woods. Probably generally distributed, but local in numbers. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid June and again from late July to early September. The larvae feed on sallow, poplar and aspen. (Pratt, 2011)

Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Nr. Battle, 06 v 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Henfield, 23 iv 2019
Photo: Paula Blake
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Battle, 02 v 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Wadhurst, 16 iv 2020
Photo: Michael Howard
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Southwater, 17 iv 2020
Photo: Graham Meech
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Steyning, 22 iv 2020
Photo: Olly Ellis
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Lindfield, 06 vi 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Crawley, 08 viii 2015
Photo: Elliot Dowding

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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