2300 Old Lady Mormo maura ABH 73.107
Linnaeus, 1758

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Wingspan 55-65 mm

Phenology on the wing in July and August.


Life Cycle Fat caterpillars feed in the spring after overwintering, on blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), as well as other shrubs and trees.

Habitat It hides by day in old buildings and sheds, and frequents damp localities as well as waste ground and gardens


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