Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

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Genus
Hadena
Species
bicruris
Author/Year
Hufnagel, 1766
English Vernacular
Lychnis
French Vernacular
Noctuelle capsulaire
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-40mm

Imago: Bivoltine, an uncommon species here, although it does comes readily to light and can be seen visiting flowers at dusk.

Larva: Feed on Silene, principally Nottingham catchfly (S.nutans)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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