Geometroidea

Oenochrominae

Imago Genitalia
Genus
Alsophila
Species
aescularia
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
March Moth
French Vernacular
Phalène du marronnier
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 34-38mm

Imago: Univoltine, a common species which inhabits woodland, scrubland and gardens.  The male comes freely to light and the female is wingless.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on a wide variety of trees, including oak (Quercus), hawthorn (Crataegus) and fruit trees.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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Imago Genitalia