2222 False Water Betony (Shargacucullia prenanthis) (Boisduval, 1840) - (Noctuidae / Cuculliinae)


Notes: Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed, there are no documented records of this native of alpine meadows and woodland clearings from eastern Europe. Wingspan 37-43 mm. Larva feeds on Common Figwort, Yellow Figwort and Purple Mullein, over-wintering as a pupa; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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