Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Mythimna
Species
straminea (3)
Author/Year
Treitschke, 1825
English Vernacular
Southern Wainscot
French Vernacular
Leucanie paillée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-36mm

Imago: Univoltine, not an uncommon visitor to light here due to the damp habitat locally.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on sedge (Carex ssp), common reed (Phragmites australis), rushes (Typha ssp) and reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

Overwinter: As a larva

Imago