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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 31 May 2009
Mythimna ferrago Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)

Clay
L'Argentée

Wingspan: 36-44mm

Imago: univoltine possibly bivoltine - May-October. A frequent visitor to light and sugar it has been recorded from open woodland and grassland habitats.

Larva: feeds on various grass species overwintering as a small larva and pupating underground.

 

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