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Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars (UK)
Pale Tussock..... Calliteara pudibunda
Photo by Impy garden of England
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Wingspan of male 4.2-4.8cm and female 5.6-6.2cm.
Colour beige with brown shadows.
Distribution, throughout Europe.
Flight period Mid April to late July. Flies at night resting by day on tree trunks or on low vegetation.
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