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Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Antler Moth
73.2540 (B&F: 2176)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Hadeninae
    »Tribe: Tholerini

Status and ecology:

A resident species generally in decline and currently disappearing from the far west, usually occurring singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats. Sometimes fairly common to very common on parts of the Downs and amongst wetlands. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to early September. Larval foodplant in the region not determined, but elsewhere feeds on a variety of grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

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Possingworth Park, 03 viii 2013 Photo: Crystal Ray

Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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