Noctuoidea

Acronictinae

Imago Larva
Genus
Acronicta
Species
rumicis
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Knot Grass
French Vernacular
Cendrée noirâtre
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 34-44mm

Imago: Univoltine, a common species with many habitats, comes freely to light, also to sugar.

Larva: Feed on plantian (Plantago), sorrel (Rumex acetosa), dock (Rumex), sallow (Salix) hawthorn (Crataegus) and other plants.

Overwinter: As a pupa

Imago Larva