Erebidae: Erebinae

2454 (ABH72.082) Light Crimson Underwing Catocala promissa, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR08882

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards

General Information

Pupates between leaves of the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 26-32mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, mid July-early September
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Mature oak woodland.

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in


Red Data Book

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Colours:
Green, grey, black, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3