Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2203 (ABH73.296) White-speck Mythimna unipuncta, (Haworth, 1809)

KR10035

near Kyustendil, West Bulgaria. 7th July 2013
near Kyustendil, West Bulgaria. 7th July 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
near Kyustendil, West Bulgaria. 7th July 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


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

Forewing length: 18-21mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Couch (Elytrigia repens), Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), grasses
Flying: All year (mostly August-October)
UK Presence: Immigrant, Possible Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Coastal grassy areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 1945

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 June to 22 June

Similar Species
Sennen, Cornwall
Sennen, Cornwall
 Photo © Brian Stone
Cosmopolitan Leucania loreyi (=Mythimna)


Adult:

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