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Clostera pigra (Small Chocolate-tip)

Wikipedia Abstract

Clostera pigra, the small chocolate-tip, is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It is a Palearctic ecozone species found from Europe ranging to Morocco in the south and Eastern Asia in the east. The wingspan is 22–27 mm. Imagos are dark brown to reddish brown in colour and have several narrow, pale yellow lines on the front wings. A large maroon spot is located at the wing tip. The hindwings are dark brown. The thorax has densely dark reddish brown hairs on the back. The tip of the abdomen consists of a split tuft in males. The antennae are short and double-combed. The teeth of the comb in the male are longer than in the female.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Beinn a`Ghlo 19978 Scotland, United Kingdom
Bolton Fell Moss 926 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
East Caithness Cliffs 1094 Scotland, United Kingdom
Emer Bog 93 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Foinaven 36684 Scotland, United Kingdom
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Migneint–Arenig–Dduallt 49343 Wales, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Strensall Common 1408 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
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
Wimbledon Common 861 England, United Kingdom  
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar)[1]
Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[1]
Populus tremula (European aspen)[1]
Salix aurita (eared willow)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Salix fragilis (crack willow)[1]
Salix myrsinifolia (European willow)[1]
Salix pentandra (laurel willow)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acalyptus carpini4
Acleris hastiana3
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)4
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)3
Acronicta leporina (miller)7
Acronicta megacephala (Poplar Grey)6
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)4
Agonopterix conterminella4
Anaplectoides prasina (green arches)3
Apatura iris (Purple Emperor Butterfly)5
Brachylomia viminalis (Minor Shoulder-knot)5
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)3
Cabera exanthemata (Common Wave Moth)4
Cacopsylla ambigua3
Cacopsylla moscovita3
Caloptilia stigmatella3
Catocala nupta (Red Underwing moth)3
Cerura vinula (Puss Moth)9
Clostera curtula (Chocolate-tip)8
Coleophora albidella3
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)3
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)4
Cryptorhynchus lapathi5
Cyclophora pendularia (Dingy Mocha)3
Dorytomus melanophthalmus3
Dorytomus salicis3
Dorytomus taeniatus5
Earias clorana (Cream-bordered Green Pea)3
Ectoedemia intimella4
Edwardsiana salicicola3
Egle ciliata3
Ellescus bipunctatus3
Epinotia cruciana3
Epione repandaria (Bordered Beauty)3
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)5
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)3
Eupithecia tenuiata (Slender Pug)3
Furcula bifida5
Furcula furcula (Sallow Kitten)7
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)4
Hydriomena ruberata3
Idiocerus lituratus3
Ipimorpha retusa5
Iteomyia capreae3
Iteomyia major4
Kybos butleri4
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)3
Laothoe populi (Poplar Hawk-moth)8
Leucoma salicis (White Satin Moth)4
Linnavuoriana sexmaculata3
Lobophora halterata (Seraphim)3
Lomaspilis marginata (Clouded Border Moth)5
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)3
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)4
Nymphalis antiopa (camberwell beauty)3
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)5
Orthosia opima (Northern Drab)3
Orthosia populeti (Lead-coloured Drab)3
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)3
Parastichtis suspecta3
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)5
Pheosia tremula (Swallow Prominent)4
Phyllonorycter salicicolella3
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)6
Pterapherapteryx sexalata (Small Seraphim)3
Pterostoma palpina5
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)5
Rabdophaga albipennis3
Rabdophaga karschi3
Rabdophaga marginemtorquens4
Rabdophaga nervorum5
Rabdophaga salicis3
Rheumaptera undulata6
Saperda carcharias4
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)3
Scoliopteryx libatrix (herald moth)5
Sesia apiformis (Hornet Moth)3
Sesia bembeciformis (Lunar Hornet Moth)4
Smerinthus ocellata7
Synanthedon flaviventris4
Synanthedon formicaeformis3
Tethea or (Poplar Lutestring)3
Xanthia icteritia (Sallow)3




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