Notodontidae: Notodontinae

08716 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius, (Linnaeus, 1767)

BF2000 (ABH71.012)

Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap.
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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nr. Borovets, Rila Mtns. 11th July 2016. Male. MV trap.
nr. Borovets, Rila Mtns. 11th July 2016. Male. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 18-24mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and late July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, heathland and riverbanks.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Large Dark Prominent Notodonta torva


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Colours:
Green, brown, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5