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Mesoligia furuncula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Cloaked Minor
73.1720 (B&F: 2341)

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

Synonym(s):

Mesoligia bicoloria (Villers, 1789)

Status and ecology:

Resident, Normally occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of grassy habitats but it is sometimes locally common along parts of the coast. Widespread, but less numerous in the north. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early September, occasionally from the second week of June or to the third week of September. Larvae feed on unidentified grasses. (Pratt, 2011)

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Climping, 31 vii 2008 Photo: Matthew Sennitt

Mesoligia furuncula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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