Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2192 (ABH73.290) Brown-line Bright Eye Mythimna conigera, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 15-17mm.
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens), grasses
Flying: One generation, late June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, scrub, fens and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 114 (42.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 March to 23 September



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, yellow, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5