Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2136 (ABH73.368) Gothic Naenia typica, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR10228

 Photo © Peter Bissell
Gothic
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 17-22mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Comfrey (Symphytum officinale), willowherbs (Epilobium spp.), cleavers (Galium aparine), sallows (Salix spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Apple (Malus domestica), buddleas (Buddlea spp.), broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Waste ground, suburban habitats, damp habitats, wet meadows and marshes.

Regional Information

Recorded in 57 (21.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 08 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 25 April to 25 April

Similar Species
Dospat, Bulgaria, July 2008
Dospat, Bulgaria, July 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Bordered Gothic Sideridis reticulata (=Heliophobus)
Female, Great Staughton, September 2011
Female, Great Staughton, September 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Feathered Gothic Tholera decimalis

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Grey, brown, green, red, black, orange
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5