Main: (Drepanidae / Drepaninae)
65.007 [B&F: 1651] Chinese Character (Cilix glaucata) (Scopoli, 1763)

 

Common in hedgerows, scrub, open woodland and gardens throughout England, Wales, southern Scotland and Ireland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight quite common in areas where hawthorn occurs, but may have declined in recent years. Wingspan 22-27 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Blackthorn, Hawthorn and Crab Apple, over-wintering as a pupa.

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