Main: (Notodontidae / Pygaerinae)
71.027 [B&F: 2019] Chocolate-tip (Clostera curtula) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Local in woodland, scrub, plantations, hedgerows and gardens, generally restricted to the southern half of England. Widespread and fairly common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 36-38 mm. Small Chocolate-tip C. pigra and Scarce Chocolate-tip C. anachoreta, which see for differences, are similar but far less widely distributed. Larva feeds on Aspen, Poplar and Willow, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.07114589
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 161
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Phenology - Larval Records

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