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Lateroligia ophiogramma (Esper, 1794)

Double Lobed
73.1680 (B&F: 2336)
Previously:Apamea ophiogramma (Esper, 1793)


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

Resident. Usually occurs singly or sparingly in a wide range of grassy habitats, but it is occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in marshes at Lewes, Hailsham, and Pevensey. Very local and irregular in numbers. Widespread. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to late August. Larvae feed on reed (canary) grass and unidentified variegated strains of cultivated ribbon grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

Apamea ophiogramma (Esper, 1793)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Apamea ophiogramma (Esper, 1793)
Warnham LNR, 11 vii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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