Odonestis pruni - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

LASIOCAMPIDAE

Lasiocampinae

Las Descargues, 22 June 2015
Odonestis pruni Adult

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© Robin Howard

Odonestis pruni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Plum Lappet
Feuille-morte du prunier

Wingspan: male 30-50mm female 50-60mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to June and again in August and September. It is attracted to light and has been recorded from al sites with broadleaved woodland present.

Larvae feed on various a variety of trees and shrubs.

 

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