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Cerura vinula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Puss Moth
71.0030 (B&F: 1995)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Notodontidae
   »Subfamily: Cerurinae
    »Tribe: Hemitheini

Status and ecology:

Resident species often seen singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, but occasionally fairly common in a few places. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late April to late June. Larvae are often fairly common to common throughout the region and feed on poplar, aspen, elm, sallow and willow. (Pratt, 2011)

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Crowborough, 28 v 2015 Photo: Charles Waters

Cerura vinula (Linnaeus, 1758)

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