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Mythimna turca (Linnaeus, 1761)

Double Line
73.2880 (B&F: 2191)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nb

A resident species presumed extinct in both vice-counties. Most recent record was at Marley Common in the extreme north-west in 1986. Previously native and sometimes common in certain mature oak woods. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to mid-July. Elsewhere, larvae feed on cock's-foot, wood-rush and wood meadow-grass. (Pratt, 2011)

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North Devon, 13 vii 2013 Photo: Derek Lee

Mythimna turca (Linnaeus, 1761)

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