Ocneria atlantica (Rambur, 1837)

Synonyms/other combinations:
Lymantria atlantica

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Host plants:
The larvae feed on Anacardiaceae, for example Pistacia.

Habitat:
Ocneria atlantica inhabits garrigue-like scrub and coastal areas.

Life cycle:
The moths occur in two or three generations from March to October.

Remarks:
Ocneria atlantica occurs in N-Africa and locally in the Iberian Peninsula and in Corsica and Sardinia.