2191 Double Line Mythimna turca
(Linnaeus, 1761)Wingspan 37-45 mm.
Distributed locally in south-western England, Wales and parts of south-east England, this appears to be a declining species.
It frequents mature woodland habitats, and flies in June and July.
The larva feeds at night on grasses, especially cock's-foot (Dactylus glomerata), wood meadow-grass (Poa nemoralis) and wood-rush (Luzula spp.).