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Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Light Arches
73.1630 (B&F: 2322)


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

A resident species in decline, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of grassy habitats, but occasionally fairly common to common at mv light on the Downs and along the coast. Generally distributed in large areas but local and distinctly episodic in any numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early August. Larvae feed on the roots and lower stems of grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 27 vi 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Henfield, 02 vii 2019
Photo: Paula Blake
Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Warnham LNR, 21 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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