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Caradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)

Pale Mottled Willow
73.0950 (B&F: 2389)
Previously:Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)

Synonym(s):
Caradrina quadripunctata (Fabricius, 1775)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Caradrinini

A resident species occurring sparingly to fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Probably generally distributed. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-April to mid-June and from mid-July to mid-September. Larvae feed on bramble, sallow, unspecified low-growing plants including thistle, hop, poplar and in captivity oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)
Battle, 27 08 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)
Woods Mill SWT Reserve, 30 10 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)
Pagham Harbour, ix 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)
Warnham LNR, 13 x 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)
Crowborough, 05 ix 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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