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A Selection of Noctuidae Moths 73.105 - 73.119

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae
Bird's Wing Bird's Wing Old Lady Old Lady Old Lady
Dypterygia scabriuscula Dypterygia scabriuscula Mormo mauro Mormo mauro Mormo mauro
73.105  BF 2301 73.105  BF 2301 73.107  BF 2300 73.107  BF 2300 73.107  BF 2300

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 34mm to 42mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: This moth is found in a wide variety of habitats where suitable food plants grow.

Comment: Wide spread in the southern half of Britain, they are not uncommon in the south, but become scarcer further north near the edge of its range.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae
Angle Shades Angle Shades Angle Shades Angle Shades Old Lady
Phlogophora meticulosa Phlogophora meticulosa Phlogophora meticulosa Phlogophora meticulosa Mormo mauro
73.113  BF 2306 73.113  BF 2306 73.113  BF 2306 73.113  BF 2306 73.107  BF 2300

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 64mm to 74mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, marshes, river banks, waste ground and other areas where their food plants found.

Comment: Wide spread in England, Wales, Ireland, and the southern half of Scotland. In some parts of its range it is fairly common. 

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae
Small Angle Shades Small Angle Shades Angle Shades Angle Shades Angle Shades
Euplexia lucipara Euplexia lucipara Phlogophora meticulosa Phlogophora meticulosa Phlogophora meticulosa
73.114  BF 2305 73.114  BF 2305 73.113  BF 2306 73.113  BF 2306 73.113  BF 2306

UK Status: Resident and Migrant.

Wing Span: 45mm to 52mm.

Flight Period: Peaking from May to October, but can be seen in any month of the year

Habitat:  This species is found in a wide variety of habitat types.

Comment: Common in England, Wales and Ireland. In Scotland, the Inner Hebrides and Orkney, it is more local. 

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Hubner 1808) (Hubner 1808)  
Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae Noctuidae - Xyleninae  
Small Angle Shades Small Angle Shades The Crescent The Crescent  
Euplexia lucipara Euplexia lucipara Celaena leucostigma Celaena leucostigma  
73.114  BF 2305 73.114  BF 2305 73.119  BF 2368 73.119  BF 2368  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 30mm to 35mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat:  This species inhabits wood land, commons, heaths, parks and gardens, with a good variety of low growing herbaceous plants..

Comment: This species is a a fairly common, and widely distributed resident over most of the British Isles.

UK Status: Resident and Migrant.

Wing Span: 37mm to 44mm.

Flight Period: July until September.

Habitat: Damp places like, boggy moors, marshes, fens, damp woods.

Comment: This species is locally wide spread and uncommon in England, Wales, Ireland and south Scotland. Specimens recorded in Orkney are considered to be migrants.. 

Noctuidae Family

Species 73.121 to 73.155

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