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Ipimorpha subtusa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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73.2130 (B&F: 2312)


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

A resident species, generally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in deciduous woods. Very local and distinctly episodic in appearance its distribution is widespread but missing from the north-west. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to early September. Larvae feed on black poplar and its commonplace introduced hybrids. (Pratt, 2011)

Ipimorpha subtusa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Herstmonceux, 21 vii 2018
Photo: Mike Mullis
Ipimorpha subtusa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Little Bognor, 03 vii 2009
Photo: Rob Eadie

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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