Irish moths

Pale Prominent

Family: Notodontidae       Sub-family: Phalerinae

2011     *     Pale Prominent     *     Pterostoma palpina

Wingspan: 35-55mm

Flight time: May-August
Habitat: Gardens and other locations where larval foodplants found

Larvae feed on Aspen, poplars and willows

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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