Prev Flights Rec Search
Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2270 / 73.193
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  18/09/2015 - Hethersett

View all 74 photos >

Similar Norfolk Species
Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, with individuals ranging from yellowish orange to dark brown.
Grassland, heathland, other grassy areas and gardens.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/10/2020328TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
16/10/2020227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
16/10/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/10/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
Further info: Omphaloscelis lunosa
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK
Suffolk Moths
Hants Moths Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V11.0 HD © Jim Wheeler 2020