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Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

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73.0330 (B&F: 2020)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Dilobinae
        »Tribe: Acontiini

Resident. Normally occurs sparingly or fairly commonly in woods; rare along treeless parts of the coast. Very local, very irregular in high numbers, and currently completely missing from large areas. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early October to mid November, occasionally from the third of September or to third week of November. Larvae feed on sloe, cherry laurel, hawthorn, apple, and plum. (Pratt, 2011)

Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
Southwater, 20 10 2019
Photo: Graham Meech
Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
Findon Valley Worthing, 04 x 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 0
Photo: Sam Bayley
Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
on Wild Plum
Ashington, 20 iv 2017
Photo: Richard Roebuck
Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Mens, 9 v 2009
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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