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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 4 October 2010
Mythimna unipuncta Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1805)

White-speck
La Leucarnie orbicole

Wingspan: 41-48mm

Imago: plurivoltine - February-December. A frequent and on occasions abundant migrant visitor to light and sugar, it has been recorded from all sites but shows a preference for unmanaged meadows.

Larva: feeds on various grass species.

 

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