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Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)

Spectacle
73.0010 (B&F: 2450)

Synonym(s):
Abrostola trigemina sensu auctt. nec (Werneburg, 1864)
Abrostola triplasia sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Plusiinae
        »Tribe: Abrostolini

A resident species usually occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light. Occasionally common along parts of the coast. Well distributed but high numbers are local and irregular. Double-brooded flying most numerously in overlapping emergences between the second week of May and early September. Larvae feed on stinging nettle. (Pratt, 2011)

Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)
Climping, 31 vii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)
Crowborough, 22 viii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)
Henfield, x 2009
Photo: Richard Roebuck
Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)
Bracklesham, 27 ix 2014
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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