Feathered Footman Coscinia striata
Feathered Footman Coscinia striata
Adult • Rosnay, central France • © Rob Petley-Jones

72.033 BF2052
Feathered Footman Coscinia striata

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 30-35 mm.

Although fairly common in Europe, there have only been a handful of records in Britain, all in the 19th century.

A very distinctive species, it inhabits dry, open habitats on the continent, and flies from May to August.

The caterpillars live on a number of herbaceous plants.
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