Noctuidae: Hadeninae

2202 (ABH73.300) L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album, (Linnaeus, 1767)

KR10022

Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 15-16mm
Foodplant(s): Marram (Ammophila arenaria)
Flying: Two generations, July and mid September-late October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Rough grassland.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in May 1938

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 May to 03 May

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Obscure Wainscot Leucania obsoleta (=Mythimna)
Great Staughton, June 2012
Great Staughton, June 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Shoulder-striped Wainscot Leucania comma (=Mythimna)

Nationally Scarce B