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Anarta trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)
previously: Discestra trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)

Nutmeg
73.2550 (B&F: 2145)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Hadeninae
    »Tribe: Hadenini

Status and ecology:

A resident which is sometimes common and occasionally very common on the downs and along parts of the coast. Recently only patchily distributed, local and in decline. Usually double-brooded, sometimes triple-brooded, and occasionally quadruple emergences, with adults having been seen in every week from early April to early December. Larvae feed on goosefoot and orache. (Pratt, 2011)

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Lindfield, 18 ix 2014 Photo: Bob Foreman

Discestra trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)

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