Noctuidae Cuculliinae Cucullini Cucullia (Cucullia) tanaceti Cucullia (Cucullia) xeranthemi
Cucullia (Cucullia) umbratica (Linnaeus, 1758)
The Shark
Ombrageuse

Genus: Cucullia Schrank, 1802   Subgenus: Cucullia Schrank, 1802   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 21, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Albert de Wilde)
Adult, Koudekerke, Netherlands, May 8, 2004
(Photo by Albert de Wilde, Vlinders en motten)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Albert de Wilde)
Adult, Koudekerke, Netherlands, May 8, 2004
(Photo by Albert de Wilde, Vlinders en motten)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Albert de Wilde)
Adult, Koudekerke, Netherlands, May 8, 2004
(Photo by Albert de Wilde, Vlinders en motten)

Larva:
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 8, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 8, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Tamás Baranyi)
Larva, Martinkai-legelő, Hajdúsámson, Hungary, September 14, 2006
(Photo by Tamás Baranyi)

Larva (early stages):
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (third instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 29, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (third instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 29, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
C. (Cucullia) umbratica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 22, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Sonchus, Lactuca

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