Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2235 (ABH73.200) Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea, (Haworth, 1809)

KR09657

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 16-20mm.
Foodplant(s): Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Flying: One generation, October-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Open broadleaved woodland, parks, gardens and marshy places.

Regional Information

Recorded in 16 (5.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 March to 16 November

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Pale Pinion Lithophane socia (=hepatica)

Local
Adult:

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