Great Prominent

    Peridea anceps

    NotodontidaeABH 71.016 B&F 2005

    Locally distributed, but often frequently recorded where it occurs, in an arc from Culbone and the Barle valley on Exmoor via the Brendons and Blackdown, then along the Dorset and Wiltshire borders.  The distribution roughly matches that of oak woodlands on acidic, sloping ground.

    Adult Verification Grade: 1

    Great Prominent (Peridea anceps) photographed in Somerset by Jenny Vickers