Noctuidae: Metoponiinae

2397 (ABH73.048) Small Yellow Underwing Panemeria tenebrata, (Scopoli, 1763)

KR09338

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Small Yellow Underwing
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 8-10mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Mouse-ear (seed capsules) (Cerastium fontanum), Field Mouse-ear (Cerastium arvense)
Flying: One generation, May-early June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Meadows and grassy downland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 22 (8.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 April to 17 July


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, yellow, brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5