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A Selection of Noctuidae Moths 73.314 - 73.325

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(Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae
Garden Dart Garden Dart Heart and Dart Heart and Dart Heart and Dart
Euxoa nigricans Euxoa nigricans Agrotis exclamationis Agrotis exclamationis Agrotis exclamationis
73.314 BF 2082 73.314 BF 2082 73.317 BF 2089 73.317 BF 2089 73.317 BF 2089

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 32mm to 40mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat:  It inhabits commons, waste ground, gardens, parks, sand hills, marshes and a wide variety of other habitats.

Comment:  This species is a widely distributed, but not common resident through out the British Isles.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 44mm.

Flight Period: May into July.

Habitat: Many types of habitat including parks, gardens, disused railways, roadside verges, heaths, commons, waste ground.

Comment: This is a common resident moth that is widely distributed throughout the British Isles.

(Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)  
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae -Noctuinae  
Turnip Moth Turnip Moth Turnip Moth Turnip Moth  
Agrotis segetum Agrotis segetum Agrotis segetum Agrotis segetum  
73.319 BF 2087 73.319 BF 2087 73.319 BF 2087 73.319 BF 2087  

UK Status: Resident and Migrant.

Wing Span: 32mm to 42mm.

Flight Period: May and June, some times again in August and September.

Habitat: This moth comes to light, and sugar and can turn up any where.

Comment: Wide spread, and  common in the UK, except Scotland where it is local. Numbers are re-enforced by migrants.

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(Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803)
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae
Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart
Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta
73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092

(Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803) (Hubner 1803)  
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae  
Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart Shuttle-shaped Dart  
Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta Agrotis puta puta  
73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092 73.325 BF 2092  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 30mm to 32qmm.

Flight Period: April to October, in two, or three broods.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, meadows and other localities where its food plants grow.

Comment: Common in the southern UK. More frequent in northern England, especially in parts of Yorkshire. 

Noctuidae Family

Species 73.327 to 73.333

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