Striped Wainscot Mythimna pudorina: Distribution map

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Striped Wainscot Mythimna pudorina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


Wingspan 35-38 mm.

Relatively commonly distributed in most of England and Wales, this species inhabits marshland and damp heaths.

The adults fly in June and July and are attracted to light.

The caterpillars are also striped, and feed on a number of different of grass and rushes.
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