The Barred Hook-tip (Watsonalla cultraria) is a species of moth in the Drepanidae family.


This medium sized moth is one of the smaller members of Britain's Drepanidae species. Most similar to the Oak Hook-tip, this species is orange in colour, with a slightly darker crossbar running across the wings. On the forewing is a small dot in the crossbar. Like most members of the Drepanidae, this species has a strongly hooked forewing, which is it's namesake.

Range & HabitatEdit

This species is local, and inhabits woodlands which contain the foodplant, Beech, and is found in southern and central Britain.


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