Autumnal Moth

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  • Info The Autumnal Moth (Epirrita autumnata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. more...
  • The species is extremely similar to two of its relatives, Pale November Moth and Autumnal Moth, and they cannot usually be separated without examination of the genitalia.
  • This species is almost identical to its relatives the November Moth and Autumnal Moth and it is almost impossible to identify them without examination of the genitalia.
  • Thuja species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Autumnal Moth, The Engrailed and Juniper Pug.
  • Previously there were birch forests in the fells, but in the 1960s their leaves were eaten by the caterpillar of the Autumnal Moth, leaving the fells barren.
  • Tsuga species are also used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Autumnal Moth and the Engrailed, and older caterpillars of the Gypsy Moth.
  • Hornbeams are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Autumnal Moth, Common Emerald, Feathered Thorn, Walnut Sphinx, Svensson's Copper Underwing, and Winter Moth (recorded on European Hornbeam) as well as the Coleophora case-bearers C. currucipennella and C. ostryae.