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Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)

Slender Brindle
73.1600 (B&F: 2335)

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

Resident. The moth usually occurs singly or sparingly but is sometimes fairly common at mv light in a wide range of habitats; often more numerous in West Sussex, where it is occasionally locally common or even very common amongst deciduous woodland at Petworth. Well distributed away from central areas, where colonies are scarce. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid August, occasionally from early June or to the third week of August. Larvae feed on unspecified grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)
Scotney Estate, 14 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)
Nr. Battle, 15 vii 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)
Wadhurst, 21 vii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)
Friston Forest, 25 vi 2008
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788)
Lindfield, 14 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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