Nolidae: Nolinae

10423 Small Black Arches Meganola strigula, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF2075 (ABH74.001)

Primorsko, Black Sea coast. 20th May 2018. Light trap. Female.
Primorsko, Black Sea coast. 20th May 2018. Light trap. Female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Primorsko, Black Sea coast. 20th May 2018. Light trap. Female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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Primorsko, Black Sea coast. 21st May 2018. Light trap. Male.
Primorsko, Black Sea coast. 21st May 2018. Light trap. Male.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

General Information

Pupates in a cocoon attached to a twig.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 9-11mm
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur)
Flying: One generation, late June-early August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Habitat

Mature oak woodland and open areas with mature oaks.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Brown, pink, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4