Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2117 (ABH73.365) Autumnal Rustic Eugnorisma glareosa, (Esper, 1788)

KR10156

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
near Llanfyllin, N. Powys. 20th Sept. 2015. MV trap.
near Llanfyllin, N. Powys. 20th Sept. 2015. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 15-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Heather (Calluna vulgaris), bedstraws (Galium spp.), Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), grasses, herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, August-October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland fringes, heathland, grassland moorland and sandy or chalky soils.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2007

Recorded date range (Adult): 28 September to 07 October



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