Noctuoidea

Notodontinae

Imago
Genus
Drymonia
Species
velitaris
Author/Year
Hufnagel, 1766
English Vernacular
Javelin
French Vernacular
Voile
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-40mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very rare visitor to light, this is the only specimen that I've seen in 13 years of living here.  A species of mature oak and beech woodland.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding mainly on oak (Quercus) but also known to feed on poplar (Populus) and beech (Fagus)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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