Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Aetheria
Species
dysodea
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Small Ranunculus
French Vernacular
Noctuelle dysodée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 32-34mm

Imago: Plurivoltine, a species of unmanaged grassland, allotments and gardens, comes freely to light here in small numbers.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on sow thistle (Sonchus), hawkweed (Hieracium) and various wild and cultivated species of lettuce (Lactuca spp.).

Overwinter: As a pupa

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