Notodontidae: Notodontinae

08719 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF2003 (ABH71.013)


General Information

Larvae vary greatly in colour from bright orange to dull grey.


Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 17-24mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), willows (Salix spp.), Aspen (Populus tremula), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and late July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Heathland, woodland, scrub, fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
grey, orange, pink
No. of Proleg Pairs: