Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.110 [B&F: 2320] Saxon (Hyppa rectilinea) (Esper, 1796)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on moorland, open woodland, plantations and scrub, in Scotland and the Lake District. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 38-44 mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva feeds on various woody plants, including Sallow, Bramble, Raspberry, Bearberry, Bilberry and Cowberry, over-wintering in a silken chamber.

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