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Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)

Sprawler
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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Psaphidinae
        »Tribe: Acontiini

Resident. The moth usually occurs sparingly, but is sometimes common in deciduous woodland. Extremely local and thinly distributed across the county. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late October to mid December. Larvae feed on oak, hazel, sallow, aspen. (Pratt, 2011)

Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Scotney, 13 xi 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Seaford, 11 xi 2020
Photo: Bob Eade
Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Scotney Estate, 25 xi 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Lewes, 04 xi 2018
Photo: Peter Tinning
Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
Woods Mill SWT Reserve, 24 xi 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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