Noctuidae: Hadeninae

09969 White Colon Sideridis turbida (=albicolon), (Esper, 1790)

BF2152 (ABH73.275)


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often found feeding during day

Forewing length: 17-20mm.
Foodplant(s): Sea Rocket (Cakile maritima), Common Restharrow (Ononis repens), Sea Sandwort (Honckenya peploides), Sand Spurrey (Spergularia rubra), Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)
Flying: One/two generations, late May-June and late July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Coastal sand dunes, shingle and marsh.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 13th June 2013.
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 13th June 2013.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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Larva Type:
Green, blue, yellow, brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs: