Noctuidae: Acontiinae

2414 (ABH73.029) Spotted Sulphur Acontia trabealis (=Emmelia), (Scopoli, 1763)

KR09097

Bulgaria July 2009
Bulgaria July 2009
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Bulgaria July 2009
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

Pupates amongst grass stems.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 10-11mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis)
Flying: One generation, mid June-early August
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Extinct

Habitat

Sandy heaths, fallow fields and other disturbed land.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.


Extinct
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Brown, black, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4