Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Hydraecia
Species
micacea
Author/Year
Esper, 1789
English Vernacular
Rosy Rustic
French Vernacular
Irrésolue
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-45mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of wasteland, marshland and unmanaged grassland, comes to light in small numbers here.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on many different herbaceous plants such as dock (Rumex) and sedges (Carex ssp)

Overwinter: As an egg

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