Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.303 [B&F: 2206] Devonshire Wainscot (Leucania putrescens) (Hübner, [1824])

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) on grassy slopes and clifftops in parts of south-western England and southern Wales, predominantly coastal. In Hampshire first recorded in July 1901 on heathland near Boscombe (in vice-county 11, now Dorset), it was over one hundred years before the second was recorded, at Northney on Hayling Island in July 2006. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 32-36 mm. A relatively well-marked and attractive wainscot. Larva feeds on various grasses.

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