Noctuidae: Heliothinae

2399 (ABH73.070) Bordered Sallow Pyrrhia umbra, (Hufnagel, 1766)

KR09372

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 16-19mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Restharrow (Ononis repens), Spiny Restharrow (Ononis spinosa), Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), Sea Sandwort (Honckenya peploides), Hazel (Corylus avellana), oaks (Quercus spp.), willows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Calcareous grassland, coastal sand-dunes and vegetated shingle.

Regional Information

Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 May to 05 August


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, pink, brown, grey, black, yellow, white, orange
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5