Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Sideridis
Species
albicolon
Author/Year
Hübner, 1813
English Vernacular
White Colon
French Vernacular
Tréma blanc
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 38-44mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very local species that has only been recorded once here.  The species usually inhabits heathland but has also been found in other habitats, it is attracted to both light and sugar.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on such plants as goosefoot (Chenopodium ssp), orache (Atriplex ssp) and a wide variety of other plants.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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