Geometridae: Ennominae

07654 Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1921 (ABH70.241)

Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap. Female.
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap. Female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap. Female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 18-22mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), birches (Betula spp.), oaks (Quercus spp.), honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Heather (Calluna vulgaris), broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, late June-early September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Habitat

Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, parks and gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Borovets, Rila Mountains, 12th July 2016. Male.
Borovets, Rila Mountains, 12th July 2016. Male.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata
Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, grey
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2