Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2101 (ABH73.310) Black Collar Dichagyris flammatra (=Ochropleura) (=Basistriga), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

This species is a rare immigrant to the UK and is unable to overwinter.

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

Forewing length: 19-21mm.
Foodplant(s): Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Uncommon/Rare


Open habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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 Photo © Peter Bissell
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