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Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)

Leopard Moth
50.0020 (B&F: 161)

Synonym(s):
Zeuzera aesculi (Linnaeus, 1767)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Cossoidea
    »Family: Cossidae
      »Subfamily: Zeuzerinae
        »Tribe: Grapholitini

A resident species usually occurring sparingly but occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Widely and perhaps generally distributed but very local and irregular in numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid-August. Larvae feed inside the limbs of a wide variety of trees and shrubs. (Pratt, 2011)

Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Crawley, 8 vii 2016
Photo: Gill Courtnell
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Waltham Brooks, 18 vii 2017
Photo: Dave Green
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Nr. Battle, 16 vi 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Wadhurst, 06 vii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Henfield, 20 vii 2019
Photo: Paula Blake
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Ripe, 4 vii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Warnham LNR, 11 vii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Littlington, 15 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Eade
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Warnham LNR, 18 iv 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Warnham LNR, 14 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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