Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Mythimna
Species
riparia
Author/Year
Rambur, 1829
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-35mm

Imago: Bivoltine, normally a Mediterranean species, a very rare visitor here as I am situated on the limit of its range

Larva: Polyphagous feeding on grasses (Calamagrostis ssp) and other low growing herbaceous perennial plants.

Overwinter: As a larva 

Imago