Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.138 [B&F: 2348] Lyme Grass (Longalatedes elymi) (Treitschke, 1825)


Nationally scarce (Nb) on sand-dunes along the east coast of Britain from Suffolk to Angus; there is also a small colony at Camber, Sussex, believed to have been introduced with the foodplant. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 34-38 mm. Characterised by long and narrow forewing. Larva feeds on Lyme-grass.

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