Noctuidae: Eustrotiinae

2413 (ABH73.027) Silver Barred Deltote bankiana, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR09118

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Pupates low down on the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 10-12mm.
Foodplant(s): Purple Moor-grass (Molinia caerulea), Smooth Meadow-grass (Poa pratensis)
Flying: One generation, early May-late July
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Fens, marshes and peat bogs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in


Red Data Book

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3