Notodontidae: Notodontinae

2005 (ABH71.016) Great Prominent Peridea anceps, (Goeze, 1781)

KR08754

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010.
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, May 2010
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 21st April 2019. 15w Actiinc trap.
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 21st April 2019. 15w Actiinc trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates deep underground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Male readily comes to light, sometimes in numbers. Female not.

Forewing length: 23-32mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur), Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea)
Flying: One generation, late April-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Mature oak woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1976

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 July to 19 July

Similar Species
Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi
Large Dark Prominent Notodonta torva

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Green, red, yellow, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5