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Oak Yellow Underwing Moth

Catocala nymphagoga

Description:

The wingspan is 35 - 43 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August depending on the location. The larvae feed on Quercus species.

Habitat:

It is found in Southern Europe, from Bulgaria up to the Iberian Peninsula and sometimes further north as a migrant. It is also found in North Africa and Asia Minor

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9 Comments

injica
injica 8 years ago

mine to, that's why I still put it here ;) so yes, couldn't care less whether the picture is nice or not as long as I can see who's on the picture ;D

FFHRheingau
FFHRheingau 8 years ago

Haha :D Not too nice of it - but since my main goal is to find nice species and just secondly to take beautiful photos of 'em I could live with such a behaviour :-p

injica
injica 8 years ago

to console you, they are super not-willing to collaborate to make some nice photos :D this one was about 5 m away from me...omg

FFHRheingau
FFHRheingau 8 years ago

Cool, I'm still waiting to find my first Catocala :-/

injica
injica 8 years ago

ha ha I'm just kidding too ;)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

;-) I am sure he's just kidding!

injica
injica 8 years ago

I have found some pictures with darker individuals too ;) ha ha ha, are you gonna jump out from this bushes too? :D crazy bayucca, now I'm really concerned :P

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Please, verify! Yours appears to be a very dark individual. Maybe from the oaks bayucca was talking about?? ;-)

injica
injica 8 years ago

Thank you! ;) Jakubko you rock ;)

injica
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Spotted on Jun 24, 2013
Submitted on Jun 24, 2013

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