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Oak hook-tip, Heesch, the Netherlands From a small garden session this week. Known as the "yellow one-tail" in dutch. The pupa of this species overwinters in a cocoon in a tightly rolled up oak leaf. Drepana binaria,Europe,Heesch,Moth Week 2021,Netherlands,Oak hook-tip,World,the Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Oak hook-tip, Heesch, the Netherlands

From a small garden session this week. Known as the "yellow one-tail" in dutch. The pupa of this species overwinters in a cocoon in a tightly rolled up oak leaf.

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  1. You got a mothing session in, yay! This one's a beauty! Posted one year ago
    1. There was too much fun. I had to get in. Posted one year ago
      1. I'm glad you were able to <3. Posted one year ago

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The oak hook-tip, ''Drepana binaria'', is a moth of the family Drepanidae. It is part of the ''Drepana'' subgenus ''Watsonalla''. It is found in most of Europe except the far north. It is quite common in England and Wales but not found in Scotland and only recently in Ireland.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jul 23, 2021. Captured Jul 21, 2021 23:12.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO125
  • 105mm