Sign In >>

Species search:

Quick finder:

CURRENT MOON

Partners

Butterfly Conservation - Sussex Branch Butterfly Conservation Sussex Biodiversity Records Centre Sussex Wildlife Trust

Noctuidae

2198 Smoky Wainscot, Mythimna impura (Hübner, 1808)

Status and ecology:

A resident species often fairly common to common in a wide range of grassy habitats and sometimes very common at mv light along parts of the coast. Probably generally distributed. Usually single-brooded flying mainly from mid-June to mid-August, with an occasional partial second emergence between mid-September and late October. Larvae feed on various grasses including cock's-foot. (Pratt, 2011)

Sign In or Register to edit status information.

Add photo?

Crowborough, 17 vii 2015 Photo: Charles Waters

Mythimna impura (Hübner, 1808)

PreviousNext

Distribution map for Mythimna impura

(Distribution at 1km scale)

 | f. scotica | ssp. impura |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Phenology chart for Mythimna impura

Phenology: Adult records only

Forms or subspecies:  | f. scotica | ssp. impura |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Compare species data

A maximum of five species may be selected. The data for each species can be then viewed on the same page. Tick the box below to select this species.

- Select this species for comparison.

Species to compare:
None selected.

Copyright The Sussex Moth Group © 2017

Privacy and Copyright Statement

Home | Latest News | Events | Species Data | Sign In | Upload Images | Contact Us | Links

valid HTML5