Noctuidae: Hadeninae

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

KR10022

ex Burham Marshes, Kent (John Newman). Photo: 10-09-2020.
ex Burham Marshes, Kent (John Newman). Photo: 10-09-2020.
 Photo © Malcolm Hillier
ex Burham Marshes, Kent (John Newman). Photo: 10-09-2020.
 Photo © Malcolm Hillier
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
Madjarovo, Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

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

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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