Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2264 (ABH73.190) Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilenta, (Hübner, [1809])

KR09571

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


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 14-16mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), poplars (Populus spp.), Beech (Fagus sylvatica), sallows (Salix spp.), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), broadleaved trees
Flying: One generation, September-November
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, scrub, heathland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 62 (23%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 September to 17 December

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Brick Agrochola circellaris
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Red-line Quaker Agrochola lota


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