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Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)

Clay
73.2980 (B&F: 2193)

Synonym(s):
Mythimna lythargyria (Esper, 1788)


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

A resident species usually occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light but occasionally common in a wide range of habitats. Probably generally distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late September. Larvae feed on various unspecified grasses including cock's-foot. (Pratt, 2011)

Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)
Crowborough, 07 viii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)
Findon Valley, 27 vii 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)
wings are blurred because the moth was shivering
Battle, 13 vii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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