Drepanoidea

Drepaninae

Imago
Genus
Cilix
Species
hispanica (8)
Author/Year
Pérez de Gregoria et al, 2002
English Vernacular
Iberian Chinese Character
French Vernacular
Petite épine hispanique
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 22-27mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species of hedgerows and woodland margins. A relatively new species here in France, it can be disturbed during the day and comes occasionally to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding mainly on blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) and hawthorn (Crataegus) but also on other trees.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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