Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Spodoptera
Species
exigua (1)
Author/Year
Hübner, 1808
English Vernacular
Small Mottled Willow
French Vernacular
Noctuelle exiguë
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 26-32mm

Imago: Plurivoltine, a migrant species that is attracted to light with most records being taken in the autumn months.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on a wide variety of herbaceous plants.

Overwinter: Probably resident and overwintering as an adult in the Mediterranean area but further north it is a migratory species

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