Main: (Noctuidae / Aediinae)
73.0301 [B&F: 2464b] Druid (Aedia funesta) (Esper, 1786)


Notes: Very rare immigrant from southern Europe. First recorded in Kingsdown, Kent on 13/6/14, another was recorded from Durlston on 1/7/15. Occurs through central and southern Europe to the Balkans and southern Russia, and in Asia Minor to Iran. Not recorded from Hampshire to date. Wingspan 34-40 mm. Distinguished from the superficially similar Alchymist Catephria alchymista by its generally smaller size, browner forewing tone and whitish patch in the discal area of the forewing, and from the closely related Sorcerer Aedia leucomelas by the presence of a white costal crescent.

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