Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Euplexia
Species
lucipara
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Small Angle Shades
French Vernacular
Brillante
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-35mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species of varied habitats, from woodland to gardens. Comes to both light and sugar.

Larva: Feed on dock (Rumex), willowherb (Epilobium ssp), stinging nettle (Urtica) and other herbaceous plants and trees.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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