Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2166 (ABH73.276) Campion Sideridis rivularis (=Hadena), (Fabricius, 1775)

KR09955

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Campion
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Uragaig. Colonsay, Argyll.
Uragaig. Colonsay, Argyll.
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Uragaig. Colonsay, Argyll.
Uragaig. Colonsay, Argyll.
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Hillesden, Bucks
Hillesden, Bucks
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species has a purple-pink marbling when freshly emerged.

 

Pupates in loose soil.

Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 14-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Red Campion (Silene dioica), White Campion (Silene latifolia), Sea Campion (Silene uniflora), Ragged-Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Open grassy areas, fens, scrub, open woodland and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 46 (17%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 April to 16 September

Similar Species
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Lychnis Hadena bicruris


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