Main: (Noctuidae / Acronictinae)
73.044 [B&F: 2288] Sweet Gale Moth (Acronicta cinerea) (Hufnagel, 1766)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) on moorland and farmland in Scotland, from Galloway to Sutherland, and near the coast in Aberdeenshire and Morayshire. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 32-40 mm. Larva polyphagous on plants such as Bog-myrtle, Heather, Willow, Plantain, Common Sorrel, Meadowsweet, Bramble, Common Ragwort and Sea Campion, over-wintering as a pupa.

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