Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Ptilodon capucina Linnaeus, 1758
Coxcomb Prominent

Family: Notodontidae
Checklist Number: 71.021

Found in small numbers in suitable habitats - scrub and woodland. The adults are found in May and June and in August and September.

The larvae feed on a wide range of the leaves of deciduous trees

Ptilodon capucina
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