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161 Leopard Moth, Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)

Status and ecology:

A resident species usually occurring sparingly but occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Widely and perhaps generally distributed but very local and irregular in numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid-August. Larvae feed inside the limbs of a wide variety of trees and shrubs. (Pratt, 2011)

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Crawley, 8 vii 2016 Photo: Gill Courtnell

Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)

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