Drepanidae Thyatirinae Ochropacha duplaris Tethea ocularis
Polyploca ridens (Fabricius, 1787)
Frosted-green Lutestring
Rieuse, Tête rouge

Genus: Polyploca Hübner, [1821]   Original genus: Noctua Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. ridens (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Autun, Saône-et-Loire, France, April 14, 2015
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
P. ridens (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, April 14, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ridens (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 10, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ridens (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, April 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ridens (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, April 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ridens (© Enrico Ferrari)
Adult, Borzano (Reggio Emilia), Italy, April 3, 2004
(Photo by Enrico Ferrari)
P. ridens (© Diego Reggianti)
Adult, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, April 1995
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)
P. ridens (© Diego Reggianti)
Adult, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, April 1995
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)

Larva:
P. ridens (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, May 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ridens (© Philippe Mothiron)
Larva (third instar), Verneuil-sur-Seine (Yvelines), France, May 7, 2005
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Foodplants:
Quercus

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