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A Selection of Noctuidae Moths 73.358 - 74.003

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(Haworth 1809) (Haworth 1809) (Hufnagel 1766) (Hufnagel 1766)  
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae  
Six-striped Rustic Six-striped Rustic Double Square-spot Double Square-spot  
Xestia sexstrigata Xestia sexstrigata Xestia triangulum Xestia triangulum  
73.358  BF 2133 73.358  BF 2133 73.361  BF 2128 73.361  BF 2128  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 36mm to 38mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: This species inhabits grassy places including parks, gardens, waste ground, roadside verges. 

Comment: This moth is a fairly common resident throughout the British Isles, including the Orkney's and Hebrides.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 7mm to 10mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat:  It inhabits deciduous wood land, and is found in well wooded suburbs, the larvae feed on many shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Comment: Well distributed, and local in the British Isles.  It is probably most common in south eastern England.

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae
Setaceous Hebrew Character Setaceous Hebrew Character Setaceous Hebrew Character Setaceous Hebrew Character Setaceous Hebrew Character
Xestia c-nigrum Xestia c-nigrum Xestia c-nigrum Xestia c-nigrum Xestia c-nigrum
73.359  BF 2126 73.359  BF 2126 73.359  BF 2126 73.359  BF 2126 73.359  BF 2126

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 45mm.

Flight Period: May to July, again in August to October.

Habitat: Wooded area's, which can include parks and gardens.

Comment: Well distributed resident, and migrant to the British Isles. They are most common in the south, but have been reported from all parts.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae
The Gothic The Gothic The Gothic The Gothic The Gothic
Naenia typicae Naenia typicae Naenia typicae Naenia typicae Naenia typicae
73.368  BF 2136 73.368  BF 2136 73.368  BF 2136 73.368  BF 2136 73.368  BF 2136

Noctuidae - Nolidae Noctuidae - Nolidae Noctuidae - Nolidae Noctuidae - Noctuinae Noctuidae - Noctuinae
Short-cloaked Moth Short-cloaked Moth Short-cloaked Moth The Gothic The Gothic
Nola cucullatella Nola cucullatella Nola cucullatella Naenia typicae Naenia typicae
74.003  BF 2077 74.003  BF 2077 74.003  BF 2077 73.368  BF 2136 73.368  BF 2136

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 15mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Habitats are shrubby places such as hedgerows, roadside verges, woodland, commons and other places where suitable trees and shrubs grow.

Comment: This moth is a well distributed resident throughout England and Wales.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 36mm to 46mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, waste ground, woodland, hedgerows, ditches provided they are fairly damp and marshy.

Comment: Well distributed resident to the British Isles, it is not usually common excepting for the old English midlands slag heaps.

         
                 

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