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Eupsilia transversa (Hufnagel, 1766)

Satellite
73.2100 (B&F: 2256)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Xyleninae
    »Tribe: Xylenini

Synonym(s):

Eupsilia satellitia (Linnaeus, 1767)

Status and ecology:

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Fairly common among deciduous woodland and occasionally common in the North West. A single brooded species flying mostly from mid-September to late November and again, after intermittent hibernation, from early February to late April. The larvae feed on oak, beech, elm, hawthorn, (sweet) chestnut, ivy, honeysuckle and other caterpillars. (Pratt, 2011)

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Wych Cross, Forest Row, 07 iii 2013 Photo: Hew Prendergast

Eupsilia transversa (Hufnagel, 1766)

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