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|Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata|
Distribution and Abundance: Common.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Double brooded from May to August.
Observations: The moth was exceptionally early on the wing in 1989 when an example was seen on 4 March at Geddington Chase. The form insulata is as common as the typical form in most of the Northamptonshire populations of the moth that I have seen.
L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Rather common.
First Record: 1881, Porritt.