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Straw Dot Moth (50)
Noisette Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1714 W: 4 N: 2351] (7821)
Hello All

my first post in 2011, one from my archive, i must wait a few month for captured insects this year,


Straw Dot Moth - Rivula sericealis
(Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan 18-22 mm. The length of the forewings is 13-15 mm.

Relatively common, It is found in Europe, , this moth is also a suspected immigrant.

The two generations a year fly in may and July, and again in August and September.

Damp meadows and woodland are its favourite haunts, and it flies from dusk into the night when it is attracted to light.

The larvae feed on various grasses, such as False Brome and Purple Moor Grass.

Hibernates as a small larva and pupates in a cocoon formed between grass blades.

Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota 
(unranked): Opisthokonta 
(unranked) Holozoa 
(unranked) Filozoa 
Kingdom: Animalia 
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa 
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa 
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota 
Infraclass: Neoptera 
Superorder: Endopterygota 
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Glossata 
Infraorder: Heteroneura 
(unranked): Macrolepidoptera 
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Ophiderinae 
Genus: Rivula 
Species: R. sericealis

I am sorry, i have search all the day but i have not found more information about this speciesStraw Dot

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Noisette Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1714 W: 4 N: 2351] (7821)
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