Noctuoidea

Notodontinae

Imago
Genus
Ptilodon
Species
capucina
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Coxcomb Prominent
French Vernacular
Crête de coq
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 40-50mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a common species here with both male and female coming freely to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on beech (Fagus), oak (Quercus), poplar (Populus) and alder (Alnus) to name just a few of its foodplant.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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