Noctuidae: Hadeninae

09647 Feathered Brindle Aporophyla australis, (Boisduval, 1829)

BF2230 (ABH73.230)


General Information

Pupates in loose soil or moss.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 14-17mm.
Foodplant(s): Sea Campion (Silene uniflora), Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa), Bramble (Rubus fruticosus), Wood Sage (Teucrium scorodonia), low-growing plants, grasses
Flying: One generation, late August-early October
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Vegetated shingle beaches and sand-dunes.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lutulenta

Larva Type:
Green, brown, red, white, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs: