Can be similar to Dark Crimson Underwing, but is usually smaller with a lighter and more variegated forewing.
Like most other British Catocala species, this moth can be attracted to light as well as sugar.
Flies between July and August.
Size and Family
- Family: Underwings
- Large Sized
- Wing Span Range (male to female) - 60-65mm
Caterpillar Food Plants
Caterpillars feed on Oak (Quercus)