Notodontidae: Notodontinae

2014 (ABH71.010) Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR08721

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 17-20mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur), Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea)
Flying: One generation, May-early July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Mature oak woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 May to 22 July

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Glossy
Colours:
Green, yellow, orange
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5