Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2171 (ABH73.283) Marbled Coronet Hadena confusa, (Hufnagel, 1766)

KR09940

Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 14-16mm.
Foodplant(s): campions (Silene spp.), Rock Sea-spurrey (Spergularia rupicola), coastal spurreys (Spergularia spp.)
Flying: One/two generations, late May-early July and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Open areas, chalky grassland and coastal habitats.

Regional Information

Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 17 July

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Varied Coronet Hadena compta

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