The Coxcomb Prominent is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It is a common species throughout Europe.
This species has brown forewings, varying considerably in tone, with indistinct darker markings. The hindwings are buffish with a black spot at the tornus. At rest, the species has a very distinctive profile with tufts of hairs protruding upwards from the thorax and the hind edge of the forewings . The margins of the forewings are also wavy. This rather "lumpy" appearance has led to the.. more