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



Las Descargues, 4 July 2009
Notodonta dromedarius Adult


© Robin Howard

Notodonta dromedarius (Linnaeus, 1767)

Iron Prominent
Le Chameau

Wingspan: 42-50mm

Imago: bivoltine - May - June ; July - August. A frequent visitor to light throughout the woodland areas. Recorded from upland oak and birch woods as well as the open woodland of the Causse.

Larva: feed on birch, hazel, oak and alder before overwintering as a pupa.