Appendix A: (Noctuidae / Noctuinae)
73.3061 [B&F: 2179a] Spanish Moth (Xanthopastis timais) (Cramer, 1780)


Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed. An example of this native from the New World, which occurs from Argentina to the southern USA and as a vagrant north to New York, was found in a collection of insects said to have been taken in the London area and was exhibited at a meeting of the South London Entomological & Natural History Society on 22 May 1946. Wingspan 35-45 mm. Larva feeds on Fig; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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