Brown-line Bright-eye - Mythimna conigera
Wingspan 30 to 35 mm. The wings have a conspicuous tear shaped white mark and brown cross-lines and veins near the outer edge.
The adults fly in June and July from dusk.
The larvae are nocturnal and feed on grasses, particularly Cock's-foot and Common Couch.
Fairly common in much of Britain. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident).
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