Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2312 (ABH73.213) Olive Ipimorpha subtusa, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR09528

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Olive
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 14-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Aspen (Populus tremula), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: One generation, late July-early September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland, fens, shelterbelts, lakesides, parks and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 53 (19.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 June to 13 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 04 June to 04 June

Similar Species
Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Double Kidney Ipimorpha retusa

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Glossy
Colours:
Green, yellow, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5