Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria
Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria
Adult • Chorlton, Gtr. Manchester • ©

70.241 BF1921
Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 32-41 mm.

This species shows some variation in the intensity of the markings but is usually easy to identify.

Ranging fairly commonly over most of Britain, the single generation flies in July and August.

Occupying a range of habitats, the caterpillars show a polyphagous nature, feeding on a number of deciduous trees and bushes.
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