Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2335 (ABH73.160) Slender Brindle Apamea scolopacina, (Esper, 1788)

KR09774

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
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 14-17mm.
Foodplant(s): Wood Melick (Melica uniflora), Wood Meadow-grass (Poa nemoralis), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), woodland grasses
Flying: One generation, late June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland with grassy rides and clearings.

Regional Information

Recorded in 55 (20.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 June to 12 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 16 May to 16 May



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Green, white, black, grey, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5