Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2336 (ABH73.168) Double Lobed Lateroligia ophiogramma (=Apamea), (Esper, 1794)

KR09775

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


General Information

Pupates on the ground or in leaf litter.

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

Forewing length: 13-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Reed Canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima), cultivated pampas-grasses (Cortaderia spp.), grasses
Flying: One generation, late June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Fens, damp woodland and other marshy places.

Regional Information

Recorded in 51 (18.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 May to 19 August



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