Phalera bucephaloides

Phalera bucephaloides is a moth of the family Notodontidae first described by Ferdinand Ochsenheimer in 1810. It is found in Europe, south of Tyrol, Hungary and the Balkans.

Phalera bucephaloides
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P. bucephaloides
Binomial name
Phalera bucephaloides
(Ochsenheimer, 1810)

The wingspan is 23–27 mm. The moths are on wing from May to August.

The larvae feed on Quercus species and Arbutus unedo.

SubspeciesEdit

  • P. b. bucephaloides
  • P. b. syriaca

SourcesEdit

  • P.-C. Rougeot, P. Viette (1978). Guide des papillons nocturnes d'Europe et d'Afrique du Nord. Delachaux et Niestlé (Lausanne).

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