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Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, [1777])

Minor Shoulder-knot
73.2200 (B&F: 2225)

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

Resident. Normally occurs at mv light in a wide range of habitats, although it avoids the chalk and is sometimes fairly common in woods. Very local. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to early August. Larvae feed on sallow and hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011)

Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, 1777)
Findon Valley, 01 vii 2018
Photo: Mike Snelling
Brachylomia viminalis (Fabricius, 1777)
Lindfield, 11 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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