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

NOCTUIDAE

Acronictinae

Las Descargues, 5 May 2009
Craniophora ligustri Adult

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© Robin Howard

Craniophora ligustri (Fabricius, 1775)

Coronet
La Troènière

Wingspan: 35-43mm

Imago: bivoltine - April to September when it is a regular visitor to light and sugar. An inhabitant of woodland, downland and fen it has been recorded from all sites with one or more of those habitats.

Larvae: feed on ash and wild privet before overwintering as pupae.

 

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