Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Cossus cossus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cossus cossus

Flight-period Central Europe: from Mid May to Mid August

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Imago
Larva

Conservation Status in Austria: Least Concern (LC)

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Austria

 

  • English: Goat Moth
  • German/Austrian: Weidenbohrer
  • Danish: Pileborer
  • Image: 1920x1080
  • Location: Austria, Salzburg, Grünau im Almtal
  • Date: 18/08/2014
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
  • Lens: Sigma 150mm APO Macro

 

The larva of the Goat Moth is about the size of a grown mans littlefinger.
It takes the larva two to four years to develop.

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