Bright-line Brown-eye - Lacanobia oleracea
Wingspan 32-37 mm. This moth doesn't tend to vary in appearance, except perhaps in the shade of brown of the forewings.
On allotments and in waste places.
It generally flies from May to July, with an occasional second brood in the south.
The larva can be found in abundance on Orache, Goosefoot and Redshank.
A common species over most of the British Isles. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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