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Amphipyra pyramidea

Wikipedia Abstract

The copper underwing, humped green fruitworm, or pyramidal green fruitworm (Amphipyra pyramidea) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed across the Palaearctic region including north India, Korea and Japan. Larva can be found as early as April in some climates but usually emerge in May-June. Hatching season is as early as June in some climates but usually hatch July to October. A pyramidea flies at night from August to October and is attracted to light and strongly to sugar. 1. \n* The flight season refers to the British Isles. This may vary in other parts of the range.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Canalone del Tripodo 4757 Italy  
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Dawlish Warren 145 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
West Midlands Mosses 455 England, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore)[1]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[1]
Betula pubescens (downy birch)[1]
Buddleja davidii (orange eye butterflybush)[1]
Carpinus betulus (European hornbeam)[1]
Corylus avellana (common filbert)[1]
Crataegus heterophylla (Common Hawthorn)[1]
Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn)[1]
Fraxinus excelsior (European ash)[1]
Ligustrum vulgare (European privet)[1]
Lonicera periclymenum (European honeysuckle)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[2]
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[2]
Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[1]
Prunus domestica (plum)[3]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[1]
Quercus acutissima (Sawthorn Oak)[2]
Quercus robur (Pedunculate Oak)[1]
Quercus rubra (Red Oak)[2]
Quercus serrata (Konara oak)[2]
Quercus variabilis (Chinese Cork Oak)[2]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Sorbus torminalis (Wild Service Tree)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)7
Acherontia atropos (Death's-head hawk moth)5
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)8
Acronicta leporina (miller)5
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)9
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)7
Alebra wahlbergi5
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)9
Ancylis achatana5
Angerona prunaria5
Apocheima hispidaria6
Biston betularia (peppered moth)8
Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)5
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)6
Cabera pusaria (Common White Wave Moth)5
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)7
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)11
Carcina quercana5
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)6
Choristoneura hebenstreitella (Mountain-ash tortricid)6
Clepsis consimilana5
Coleophora anatipennella5
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)6
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)10
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)15
Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)5
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)6
Cosmia pyralina (Lunar-spotted Pinion)6
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)12
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)7
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)9
Diurnea fagella6
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)5
Electrophaes corylata (Broken-barred Carpet Moth)6
Ennomos autumnaria (Large Thorn)6
Ennomos quercinaria (August Thorn)6
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)12
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)8
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)9
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)7
Euproctis similis7
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)6
Fagocyba cruenta7
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)6
Hemithea aestivaria (Common Emerald)7
Hydrelia sylvata (Waved Carpet)5
Incurvaria pectinea5
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)12
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)6
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)6
Lithophane hepatica6
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)6
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)11
Lymantria monacha (Black Arches, Nun Moth)7
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)5
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)7
Naenia typica (Gothic)8
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)8
Nola cucullatella (Short-cloaked Moth)5
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)6
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)13
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)12
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)8
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)6
Orthosia cruda (Small Quaker)5
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)5
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)10
Orthosia miniosa (Blossom Underwing)5
Orthosia munda (Twin-spotted Quaker)8
Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)5
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix)5
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)9
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)9
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)8
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella6
Plagodis dolabraria (Scorched Wing)6
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)12
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)9
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)9
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)9
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)9
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)9
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)10
Swammerdamia pyrella5
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)8
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)5
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)5
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)6
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)9




Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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