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70.247 [B&F: 1926] Pale Brindled Beauty (Phigalia pilosaria) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Common in broad-leaved woodland, gardens, and areas with scattered trees throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan male 45-50 mm, female wingless. Males somewhat similar to Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria, but smaller and paler, and lacking the thick, black cross-lines of Brindled Beauty. Larva feeds on various broad-leaved trees and shrubs, including Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Downy and Silver Birch, Alder, Hazel, Goat Willow, Alder Buckthorn, Buckthorn and Lime.

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