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Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, [1813])

Subspecies:
     Polymixis lichenea lichenea (Hübner, [1813])
     Polymixis lichenea scillonea Richardson, 1958

Feathered Ranunculus
73.2350 (B&F: 2255)


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

A resident species, fairly common and occasionally common at mv light in a wide range of habitats, especially within 10 miles of the coast and near Lewis. Well distributed in East Sussex, but almost unknown in the north-west of the county. A single brooded species, mainly flying from late August to late October. The larvae feed on hoary cress and daffodil flowers. (Pratt, 2011)

Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Bracklesham, 16 x 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Belton Road, Brighton, 29 ix 2017
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Bracklesham, 16 x 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Findon Valley, 03 x 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
West Wittering, 27 ix 2009
Photo: Derek Lee
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Peacehaven, 8 x 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Pagham Harbour, ix 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Polymixis lichenea (Hübner, 1813)
Newhaven, 8 x 2007
Photo: Steven Teale

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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