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The Figure of Eight (Diloba caeruleocephala) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe.

Figure of eight

Figure of Eight - K.Noble

The wingspan is 30–40 mm. The length of the forewings is 15–19 mm. The moth flies in one generation from late August to mid-November in Belgium and The Netherlands; and late September to mid-November in the UK.

The larvae feed on various deciduous trees and shrubs, mainly Sorbus, Prunus spinosa and Crataegus.


Figure of Eight TL

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