Cossoidea

Cossinae

Imago
Genus
Cossus
Species
cossus (1)
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Goat Moth
French Vernacular
Cossus gâte-bois
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: Male 60-75mm, Female 75-95mm

Imago: Univoltine, a woodland (especially damp woodland) species that is a frequent visitor to light here and is occasionally found at sugar.

Larva: Feed on various deciduous trees by boring into the trunk and feeding there for up to four years.

Overwinter: As a larva.

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