Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Hoplodrina
Species
octogenaria
Author/Year
Goeze, 1781
English Vernacular
Uncertain
French Vernacular
Noctuelle de la Morgeline
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28mm - 34mm

Imago: Univoltine and sometimes bivoltine in good years.  A species that comes freely to light and can be found in many habitats, from gardens to woodland margins to dry mountain meadows up to 1800m

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on many different herbaceous plants such as dock (Rumex) and plantain (Plantago)

Overwinter: As a larva

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