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Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bird's Wing
73.1050 (B&F: 2301)

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

A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats but occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in the north-west. Very local and irregular in any numbers but widespread. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid- to late May to mid-August. Larvae feed on dock and sorrel. (Pratt, 2011)

Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wakehurst, 09 vii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 0
Photo: Sam Bayley
Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 27 vi 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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