Noctuidae : Xyleninae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Dave Emley

Similar West Midlands Species
Double Kidney
Ipimorpha retusa
Upload a Photo
 
Olive
Ipimorpha subtusa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2312 / 73.213

A fairly common resident, especially in the south of the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, marshes, riverbanks, parks and gardens.

Overwinters as an egg and adults come to light and sugar.

Note resembles the rare Double Kidney but in that species the forewing quite hooked and the subterminal line is curved downwards, towards the wing tip. It is also darker, often with a pink tinge.

Recorded in 64 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
< Double Kidney  |  White-spotted Pinion >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
02/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO69
01/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
23/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
22/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

We need your records!
Do you have records of Olive?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

westmidlandsmoths
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2021
   
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2019 | 2000 to 2019 | Graph Key
© WestMidlandsMoths.co.uk 2021 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy