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Brown-line Bright Eye
Mythimna conigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2192 / 73.290
Photo © Peter Hall

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

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 93 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2019437SO73 - Ledbury & Eastnor
07/08/2019139SJ82 - Eccleshall/Gnosall
07/08/2019137SO97 - Dodford/Lickey
03/08/2019339SJ90 - Fordhouses/Wolverhampton
02/08/2019139SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
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