2247 Merveille du Jour (Dichonia aprilina)

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Family Noctuidae: Cuculliinae

Wingspan 35 - 40 mm.

Flight period It flies in September and October


This species habits woodland and parks, and is widespread, thoughsparse in numbers accross most of Britain

The larvae feed on oak (Quercus), at first on the buds and flowers, later on the leaves.