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Macrochilo cribrumalis (Hübner, 1793)

Dotted Fan-foot
72.0520 (B&F: 2493)

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

Synonym(s):

Macrochilo cribralis (Hübner, 1796)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nb

A resident species, usually occurring sparingly or fairly commonly in most colonies, but sometimes common at mv light near a few reedy dykes. Occasionally very common at dusk near St. Leonards. Extremely local and distinctly episodic in appearance but increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to early August. Larvae feed on hairy woodrush, wood-sedge and other marsh plants. (Pratt, 2011)

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Macrochilo cribrumalis (Hübner, 1793)

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