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Bena bicolorana (Fuessly, 1775)

Scarce Silver-lines
74.0070 (B&F: 2421)

Synonym(s):
Bena quercana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bena prasinana sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Nolidae
      »Subfamily: Chloephorinae
        »Tribe: Chloephorini

A resident species occurring sparingly at mv light. Occasionally fairly common in a few deciduous woods. Well distributed away from central West Sussex but local and irregular in any numbers. Single-brooded flying mainly from early June to mid August. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crawley, 16 vii 2015
Photo: Alastair Gray
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Three Bridges, Crawley, 17 vi 2017
Photo: Elliot Dowding
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 21 vi 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 29 vi 2019
Photo: Derek Lee
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Henfield, 02 vii 2019
Photo: Paula Blake
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 06 vii 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 11 vii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 02 vii 2014
Photo: Derek Lee
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 20 vii 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ripe, 4 vii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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