Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.290 [B&F: 2192] Brown-line Bright-eye (Mythimna conigera) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Common but perhaps in long-term decline, in grassland, woodland edges and rough meadows throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widely distributed but not particularly common, having declined considerably in recent years. Wingspan 32-38 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on various grasses, including Cock's-foot and Common Couch.

Flightime guide
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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.061741285
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 193
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Distribution Map

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