Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2162 (ABH73.272) Glaucous Shears Papestra biren, (Goeze, 1781)

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Lambs Rigg, Kielder, Northumberland
Lambs Rigg, Kielder, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Lambs Rigg, Kielder, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Ridsdale, Northumberland
Ridsdale, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
2162 Glaucous Shears
2162 Glaucous Shears
 Photo © Martin Davies
Vitosha Mtn., Bulgaria, June 2005
Vitosha Mtn., Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates underground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 15-18mm
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Local

Habitat

Moorland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2010

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 May to 04 June


Local