Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.287 [B&F: 2168] Viper's Bugloss (Hadena irregularis) (Hufnagel, 1766)


Extinct in the British Isles; formerly in roadside verges, open grassland and woodland edges in parts of Breckland, where last recorded in 1969. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 32-36 mm. The only known larval foodplant in the UK was Spanish Catchfly, a rare and localised species.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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