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Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)

Small Angle Shades
73.1140 (B&F: 2305)


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

A resident species, normally occurring singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats but sometimes fairly common at mv light in woods and along parts of the coast. Very local and irregular in any numbers. Well distributed but apparently missing from much of the west of the region. Chiefly single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to mid-August, with a sporadic partial second emergence between mid-September and late October. Larvae feed on sallow, unspecified low-growing plants and "ferns". (Pratt, 2011)

Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)
Nr. Battle, 02 vi 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)
Binstead Wood, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)
Amberley Wildbrooks, 28 vi 2009
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)
Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014
Photo: Dave Green
Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 20 v 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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