Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli: Distribution map

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Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 27-35 mm.

Fairly common in Southern Britain; more local further North, frequenting mainly woodland.

The larvae feed on a variety of deciduous trees, e.g. Hazel, Birch and Hornbeam.

The adult is on the wing from April to June and July to September in the south (double brooded); May to June in the north.

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