Pheosia tremula ~ Swallow Prominent

Swallow Prominent ~ Dorset

The Swallow Prominent (Pheosia tremula) is a moth in the family Notodontidae.

This species is common in Britain, and is very similar to it's close relative the Lesser Swallow Prominent (Pheosia gnoma). There are slight differences, including a white line going through the dark blotch at base of hindwing. This species tends to be longer and narrower. This species has a length of 22-28mm.

This species flies from April-June, and then again in August, in a wide variety of habitats.
Swallow Prominent TL

When the Swallow Prominent is active


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