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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 14 May 2010
Mythimna albipuncta Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mythimna albipuncta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

White-point
Le Point blanc

Wingspan: 34-38mm

A bivoltine species flying from April-October. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all grassland sites.

The larva feeds on various grass species as well as Galium, Plantago and Taraxacum spp. Overwinters as a larva but pupation is not fully understood.

 

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