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2299 Mouse Moth, Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)

Status and ecology:

A resident species in decline, often occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, and sometimes common on the vegetated shingle beach at Rye. Well distributed but less numerous everywhere during the new millenium. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late October. Larvae feed on sallow, hawthorn, garden Eschsoltzia, marigold and dock. (Pratt, 2011)

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Lindfield, 29 viii 2010 Photo: Bob Foreman

Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)

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