The Seraphim - Lobophora halterata
Wingspan 20 to 25 mm. Exhibits a reasonable range of variations.
Inhabits woodland habitats.
The adults fly in May and June, and are attracted to light.
The larvae feed on Aspen and Poplar.
This species has a scattered distribution, occurring most commonly in southern Britain and parts of Scotland. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as local.
Fairly frequent but not common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = B (scarce resident or restricted distribution or regular migrant).
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