Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.187 [B&F: 2266] Brown-spot Pinion (Anchoscelis litura) (Linnaeus, 1761)

 

Common in broad-leaved woodland, parkland, heathland, fens, scrub, hedgerows and gardens throughout the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Widespread and moderately common in Hampshire but scarce on the Isle of Wight, with only two records so far this century. Wingspan 32-39 mm. The main confusion species is Beaded Chestnut A. lychnidis, which see. Larva feeds on various herbaceous plants, including Meadowsweet, Common Sorrel and Bladder Campion.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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