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Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, [1808])

Small Mottled Willow
73.0870 (B&F: 2385)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Prodeniini

An immigrant species usually occurring singly in a wide range of habitats. Occasionally common at mv light near the coast. Usually encountered from the third week of July to late October. Larvae have not been recorded in Sussex although they have been found on Persicaria elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011)

Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Lindfield, 19 xii 2015
Photo: Bob Foreman
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Herstmonceux, 19 viii 2016
Photo: Mike Mullis
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 22 iv 2018
Photo: Derek Crawley
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Bexhill, 18 vi 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Wisborough Green, 12 vi 2015
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Brighton, 16 vii 2015
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
Findon Valley, 04 vi 2015
Photo: Mike Snelling
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)
ex female
Ashombe Bottom, Lewes, 23 vii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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