Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.256 [B&F: 2144] Broad-bordered White Underwing (Anarta melanopa) (Thunberg, 1791)

 

Notes: A rare Red Data Book species, on high moorland and in the mountains, at altitudes of 650-1050 m, in the Scottish Highlands, and down to sea level in the Hebrides and Shetland. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 26-32 mm. The moth is usually diurnal, but is recorded occasionally at light. Larva feeds on Crowberry, Cowberry, Bilberry and Bearberry, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Detail records

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Alton12119/09/2014Adult
Alton12119/09/2014Adult
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