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Brown-line Bright-eye
Mythimna conigera

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2192 / 73.290

A fairly common resident.

A species dry and damp grassland, also woodland rides and also gardens.

Overwinters as a small larva, the adults coming to light and sugar. Also visits flowers.

Recorded in 98 (70%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
22/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
01/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO25
31/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
31/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO25

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