1648 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria ABH 65.005

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Wingspan 27-35 mm.

Phenology May to June and have a second brood in August.

Description The largest and commonest of the 'hook-tips', found over most of Britain in woodland and heaths.

Life Cycle The larvae feed usually on birch (Betula), but sometimes on alder (Alnus glutinosa).

Habitat

 

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