Noctuoidea

Notodontinae

Imago
Genus
Ptilodon
Species
cucullina
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Maple Prominent
French Vernacular
Capuchon
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 38mm - 46mm

Imago: Univoltine, very rarely seen here, probably due to this being an acidic area and the species is more associated with calcareous soils.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding mainly on field maple (Acer campestre) but occasionally on sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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