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

NOTODONTIDAE

Notodontinae

Las Descargues, 17 April 2010
Drymonia ruficornis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Drymonia ruficornis (Hufnagel, 1766)

Lunar Marbled Brown
La Demi-Lune noire

Wingspan: 38-46mm

A univoltine species on the wing from March to June. Both sexes frequently visit light and have been recorded from all broadleaved woodland sites.

The larva feeds on oak before overwintering as a pupa.

 

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