65.002 BF1646 – Oak Hook-tip – Drepanidae – Watsonalla binaria

 

Oak Hook-tipDrepanidae – Drepaninae – Watsonalla binaria

 
STATUS – A resident in Derbyshire that is widely distributed and not uncommon at a few local sites in the lowland areas of the county.
 
ID POINTERS – A very distinctive and rather attractive looking orange-brown moth with “hook-tips” to the forewing, two well defined pale orange cross-lines and two central black spots also on the forewing and a small black dot on each hind wing.
 
FLIGHT PERIOD –  On the wing – May – June and a second generation July – September.
 
IMAGES – Melbourne; – Images by Tony Davison© 
 
Oak Hook-tip
 
 
 
 
 
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