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Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, 1809)

Lunar Underwing
73.1930 (B&F: 2270)

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

Status and ecology:

A resident species common to very common on a wide range of habitats across the county and occasionally abundant at mv light in its principal districts. Well distributed, perhaps generally so. A single brooded species flying from the second week in September to late October. The larval foodplants are grasses (as yet unspecified). (Pratt, 2011)

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Pagham Harbour, ix 2006 Photo: Ivan Lang

Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, 1809)

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