Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2084 (ABH73.316) Light Feathered Rustic Agrotis cinerea, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR10360

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


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Male readily comes to light, sometimes in numbers. Female not.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 13-17
Foodplant(s): Wild Thyme (Thymus polytrichus)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Grassland, quarries, coastal cliffs and beaches.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in July 1958

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 July to 26 July


Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Grey, brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5