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Lygephila pastinum (Treitschke, 1826)

Blackneck
72.0630 (B&F: 2466)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Erebidae
   »Subfamily: Toxocampinae
    »Tribe: Lithosiini

Status and ecology:

A resident species generally occurring singly or sparingly but sometimes commonly at mv light. Well distributed but missing from the north-west. Very local and episodic in any numbers and in decline. Usually single-brooded flying mainly from the third week of June to late July. Larvae feed on tufted vetch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Etchingham, 22 vi 2017 Photo: Caroline Moore

Lygephila pastinum (Treitschke, 1826)

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