Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Polyphaenis
Species
sericata
Author/Year
Esper, 1787
English Vernacular
Guernsey Underwing
French Vernacular
Noctuelle du camérisier
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 38-46mm

Imago: Univoltine, a Mediterranean visitor to my traps here, only see this species in low numbers each year.

Larva: Feed on honeysuckle (Lonicera), privet (Ligustrum vulgare) and dogwood (Cornus)

Overwinter: As a larva

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