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Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Dog's Tooth
73.2660 (B&F: 2159)

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

Synonym(s):

Lacanobia dissimilis (Knoch, 1781)

Status and ecology:

This resident species usually occurs singly or sparingly amongst dykes and in marshes, chiefly within four miles of the coast. It is fairly common in the extreme south-west of the county. Very local. Double-brooded flying mainly from mid May to early July and again from late July to late August. The larval foodplants are dock, plantain and various other herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011)

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Pagham Harbour, ix 2007 Photo: Ivan Lang

Lacanobia suasa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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