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Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)

White-speck
73.2960 (B&F: 2203)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Hadeninae
        »Tribe: Leucaniini

An immigrant and suspected episodic resident species occurring singly in a wide range of habitats, but sometimes sparingly at mv light near the coast. Regular in appearance since 1975 and annual since 1999. The species generally arrives between mid-August and late November. Larvae feed on various grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 05 xii 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 31 x 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 13 xi 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 16 x 2016
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 17 ix 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Bracklesham, 08 ix 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Pagham Harbour, x 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Fernhurst, xx 2003
Photo: Sarah Patton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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