Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Apamea
Species
ophiogramma
Author/Year
Esper, 1794
English Vernacular
Double Lobed
French Vernacular
Noctuelle ophiogramme
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 32-35mm

Imago: Univoltine, usually associated with wet or damp habitats such as fenland, marshland and damp woodland where it is attracted to both sugar and light in small numbers.

Larva: Feed on a variety of grasses such as reed sweet-grass (Glyceria ssp), canary reed-grass (Phalaris aquatica) and common reed (Phragmites australis)

Overwinter: As a larva

Imago