The Mother Shipton Moth is a day flying moth of the Noctuidae family. It hibernates as a pupa, in a cocoon in grass or right underneath the ground.
Prealpine meadow. Spotted on Bistorta officinalis, the plant dominating in these meadows at the time. Found in open habitats. Distribution: most of Europe, Siberia, the Far East and Asia Minor .
Last picture is of habitat.
Lat: 46.50, Long: 6.96
Spotted on Jun 14, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012
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