Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2315 (ABH73.218) Heart Moth Dicycla oo, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR09544

Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 15-17mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur)
Flying: One generation, late June-mid July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Woodland and lightly wooded commons and parks.

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1910

Recorded date range (Adult): 28 June to 18 August


Red Data Book

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Black, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5