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1631 December Moth Poecilocampa populi

Brief Description: Flying in mid-winter this distinctive black, hairy moth is often over-looked. In some areas it can be found quite commonly. It occupies a variety of habitats where broad-leaved trees are found.

Confusion Species: None. The time of year and appearance of the moth should eliminate any confusion.

Comments: Likely to be under recorded in many areas because of its mid-winter flight period.

Additional information

Donegal Moths
Butterflies and Moths of Northern Ireland
Ukmoths

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