Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago Genitalia
Genus
Conistra
Species
ligula
Author/Year
Esper, 1791
English Vernacular
Dark Chestnut
French Vernacular
L'Orrhidie ligulée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-38mm

Imago: Not as common here as its cousin C. vaccinni.  On the wing during autumn, winter and spring when conditions are favourable.

Larva: Feed on hawthorn (Crataegus), sallow (Salix), oak (Quercus) and herbaceous plants.

Overwinter: As an adult and egg.

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Imago Genitalia