Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.298 [B&F: 2193] Clay (Mythimna ferrago) (Fabricius, 1787)

 

Notes: Common in a wide range of habitats, including gardens, marshes, river-banks and open woodland throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 36-44 mm. Similar to White-point M. albipuncta, and sharing that species' black blotch on abdomen of male, but larger and plainer. Larva feeds on various grasses, including Annual, Smooth and Wood Meadow-grass, and Cock's-foot.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 408
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.3413393
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 984
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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