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Phalera bucephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

Buff-tip
71.0250 (B&F: 1994)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Notodontidae
   »Subfamily: Phalerinae
    »Tribe: Notodontini

Status and ecology:

Resident species often occurring sparingly to fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Occasionally common in woods and probably generally distributed. Usually single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to mid-August, but an occasional partial second emergence in September/October. Larvae feed on elm, hornbeam, cherry, oak, sallows and willows, hazel, silver birch, sweet chestnut, alder and lime. (Pratt, 2011)

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Crawley, 24 vi 2015 Photo: Elliot Dowding

Phalera bucephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

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