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Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Coxcomb Prominent
71.0210 (B&F: 2008)

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

Synonym(s):

Ptilodon camelina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

A resident which occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. It is sometimes common in woods; much less frequent along treeless parts of the coast. Well distributed but high numbers are local. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid June and again from early July to late August. Larvae feed on beech, hazel, oak, (silver) birch and sweet chestnut. (Pratt, 2011)

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Partridge Green, 30 iv 2014 Photo: Olly Ellis

Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758)

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