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1415 (Double-striped Tabby), Orthopygia glaucinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident and suspected immigrant. Occurs sparingly at light in a wide range of habitats. Thinly distributed across much of the country. Double-brooded in overlapping flights, mainly from the second week of June to early September and again from late September to late October. Larval foodplant has yet to be determined in Sussex although decaying vegetable matter has been listed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Pagham Harbour, viii 2007 Photo: Ivan Lang

Orthopygia glaucinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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