Trichoplusia ni - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NOCTUIDAE

Plusiinae

Las Descargues, 26 July 2009
Trichoplusia ni Adult

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© Robin Howard

Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)

Ni Moth
Le Ni

Wingspan: 30-40mm

Imago: bivoltine - May to October. A rare visitor to light it has been recorded only from the Causse sites. A species that appears to favour open woodland and dry grassland. Also flies strongly in daylight.

Larvae: polyphagous on herbaceous plants.

 

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