Noctuidae: Strepsimaninae

08863 Marsh Oblique-barred Hypenodes humidalis, Doubleday, 1850

BF2485 (ABH72.060)


General Information

This species can be easily mistaken for a micro moth.


The early stages of this species have not been found in the wild in the UK.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 6-8mm.
Flying: One/two generations, late June-early August and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Boogy moorland, heathland, bogs, fens, marshes and water-meadows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
No. of Proleg Pairs: