Coxcomb Prominent Moth

Coxcomb Prominent Moth - Ptilodon capucina Ptilodon capucina
Wingspan: Up to 1.6" (4 cm)
Colour: Variable shades of brown and pale "coxcomb"
Appearing: April - September
Family: Notodontidae
            Coxcomb Prominent Moth    

This is a common moth found throughout the UK near deciduous trees and shrubs.

It is quite distinctive with the tuft of white/cream hairs on the thorax.

    Coxcomb Prominent Moth - Ptilodon capucina
                      Coxcomb Prominent Moth

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