2256 The Satellite Eupsilia transversa
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Description A number of variations, usually with reddish-brown ground colour, and white or orange reniform stigmata. The small 'satellites' either side of the stigma can be obscure, especially in worn individuals.
Life Cycle Adults emerge in September, and can be met any time throughout the winter until April, in mild conditions, when they can be attracted especially to sugar, but also to light.
Habitat Larvae feed on a various of deciduous trees, and have a carnivorous tendency towards larvae of other species.