Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.235 [B&F: 2255] Feathered Ranunculus (Polymixis lichenea) (Hübner, [1813])

 

Notes: Local on sea cliffs, sand-dunes, shingle beaches and grassy slopes, on the coast of England and Wales. In Hampshire fairly common in the south and on the Isle of Wight, but very uncommon in the north. Wingspan 39-43 mm. Can only be confused with Black-banded P. xanthomista or Large Ranunculus P. flavicincta, which see. Larva feeds on Hound's-tongue, Sea Plantain, Thrift and Biting Stonecrop.

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