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Mythimna favicolor (Barrett, 1896)

Mathew's Wainscot
73.2920 (B&F: 2200)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nb

A nationally notable A species which is resident but in danger of extinction in both vice-counties. Generally occurring singly in salt marshes and near brackish dykes and tidal rivers within about ten miles of the coast. Very local and distinctly episodic in appearance. Recently only found at Winchelsea in the east while western sites include Pagham Harbour, Thorney Island, Pulborough and Southleigh. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to late August. Larvae feed on common salt marsh grass. (Pratt, 2011)

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