Noctuoidea

Eustrotiinae

Imago
Genus
Eublemma
Species
parva (1)
Author/Year
Hübner, 1808
English Vernacular
Small Marbled
French Vernacular
Anthophile des Inules
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 14-18mm

Imago: Plurivoltine, not a common species here as it is associated with hot, sunny, herb rich grasslands.  Much more common further south toward the Mediterranean.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on ploughman's spikenard (Inula conyza), yellow fleabane (Dittrichia) and knapweed (Centaurea spp)

Overwinter: As a larva if conditions allow

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