Notodontidae: Notodontinae

08717 Large Dark Prominent Notodonta torva, (Hübner, [1803])

BF2001 (ABH71.014)

 2010
 2011
 2012
 2013-2014

General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 19-25mm.
Foodplant(s): Aspen (Populus tremula), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Unknown

Habitat

Damp woodland and peat bogs.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap.
Dobarsko, Rila Mtns., 30th July 2017. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius
Great Prominent Peridea anceps

Unknown
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Colours:
Grey, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4