Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2152 (ABH73.275) White Colon Sideridis turbida (=albicolon), (Esper, 1790)

KR09969

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 17-20mm.
Foodplant(s): Sea Rocket (Cakile maritima), Common Restharrow (Ononis repens), Sea Sandwort (Honckenya peploides), Sand Spurrey (Spergularia rubra), Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)
Flying: One/two generations, late May-June and late July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Coastal sand dunes, shingle and marsh.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in June 1978

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 June to 29 June

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Nationally Scarce B

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