Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.096 [B&F: 2381] Uncertain (Hoplodrina octogenaria) (Goeze, 1781)

 

Common in a wide range of habitats, mainly in low-lying areas, including woodland, rough meadows and gardens throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 31-33 mm. Easily and frequently confused with Rustic H. blanda, but generally H. alsines has broader and rougher forewing, stigmata contrasting with remainder of forewing, and more conspicuous cross-lines (MBGBI Vol 10). Larva feeds on various herbaceous plants, including Chickweed, Primrose, Dock and Plantain.

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Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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