(Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)
Eudemis profundana has a wingspan of 14–20 millimetres (0.55–0.79 in). Forewings are rather broad and rounded. The coloration is quite variable, ranging from dark brown to reddish, with greyish marbling and a large whitish dorsal patch. The upper edge of this patch is not deeply indented and the basal fasciae are developed also dorsally. These moths also show a raised reddish-brown mane and unusual starry eyes. They have one brood per year (univoltine). The larvae feed on Quercus and Malus species. They roll a leaf of their host and feed within. Adults are on wing from July to August.
Eudemis profundana lives in various habitats, mainly in the deciduous woodland, but also in gardens.
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