Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2124 (ABH73.335) Fen Square-spot Diarsia florida, (Schmidt, 1859)

KR10094

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

The early stages of this species have not been found in the wild.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 15-17mm.
Flying: One generation, late June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Fens and acid bogs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2006

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 19 June

Similar Species
2nd generation, Great Staughton
2nd generation, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, black, red
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5