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

NOTODONTIDAE

Notodontinae

Las Descargues, 24 July 2012
Pterostoma palpina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)

Pale Prominent
Le Museau

Wingspan: 42-60mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - June ; July - September. Both sexes are regular visitors to light traps in poplar plantations and woodland with aspen. Recorded from all upland traps.

Larva: feeds on aspen and poplar before overwintering as a pupa.

 

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