Craniophora ligustri


Wingspan37mm. The ground colour is dark and a mix of subtle olive green and purple and is marked by black lines and white patches.


Woodland and scrub where the food plants of mainly privet and ash can be found.

Status and distribution

Well distributed throughout Britain, but local. Local in Nottinghamshire and uncommon at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

June to July.