372 Dusky Clearwing (Paranthrene tabaniformis)

Single-brooded. Life cycle unknown but probably overwinters twice as a larva. Probably extinct in the UK

Recorded size range of fully grown larvae - 16 to 20mm

Adult forewing - around 12 to 15mm. Flies late May to mid-July

Larval foodplants : Larvae feed inside the trunks and stems of Aspen poplar (Populus tremula) and other poplars

Not currently available on this website. For photographs of larvae, a pupa, a pupal case and adults see:-