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

LYMANTRIIDAE

Ladirat, August, 2006
Euproctis similis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Euproctis similis (Fuessly, 1775)

Yellow-tail
Le Cul jaune

Wingspan: 35-45mm

Imago: bivoltine - June-October. Both sexes frequent light and have been recorded from most upland and lowland habitats.

Larva: feeds on, hawthorn, blackthorn, oak and various other trees and shrubs. Overwinters as a larva.

 

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