Donegal Wildlife Database - Insects - Lepidoptera - Noctuidae

Agrochola lota - Red-line Quaker

The larva spins the leaves of Willow into a tube which it uses for protection whilst feeding from April to June. Larva length 15mm in this image:

The adult flies from August to mid-November, and the male is frequently attracted to light.

Adult length: 18-20mm.


Overwinters as an egg.

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