Moths - Merveille du Jour (Dichonia aprilina)
The Merveille du Jour is one of our most beautiful moths especially when freshly emerged.
The Merveille du Jour occurs during September and October and comes to light in small numbers.
Larval Food Plants
The larvae feed on Oak (Quercus), initially on the buds and flowers and later on the leaves.
Occurs in woodland, parks and suburban gardens, being widespread but local over most of Britain.
Where to see the Merveille du Jour in Warwickshire