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Apamea oblonga (Haworth, 1809)

Crescent Striped
73.1610 (B&F: 2325)

Synonym(s):
Apamea abjecta (Hübner, [1813])


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

Nb

Resident. In danger of extinction in both vice-counties. The moth usually occurs singly, sometimes sparingly at mv light, near rivers, vegetated shingle beaches, and on salt marshes, within a mile of the coast; sometimes fairly common to common at Rye. Very local and episodic in appearance in many places. In serious decline. Single brooded, flying mainly from mid June to the third week in August. Occasionally from early June or to late August. Larvae feed on unspecified grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

Apamea oblonga (Haworth, 1809)
Southease, Lewes, 21 vii 7989
Photo: Roy Leverton
Apamea oblonga (Haworth, 1809)
Thorney Island, 03 viii 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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