Carcina quercana - Carcina quercana

Alt Name
Long-horned Flat-body
Description

Wingspan 16-22 mm. A smallish but brightly coloured moth with noticeably long antennae.

Habitat

Well wooded areas

When to see it

July and August - it is nocturnal and comes to light.

Life History

The food plants are various deciduous trees, including Oak and Beech

UK Status

Occurring fairly frequently throughout Britain. In the Butterfly Conservation’s Microlepidoptera Report 2011 this species was classified as common.

VC55 Status

Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)

Reference
31.001 BF658

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map