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Knot Grass

Acronicta rumicis

Description:

The wingspan is 34–40 mm. The adults fly at night from May to July . They are attracted to light. The larvae feed on a range of herbaceous plants.

Habitat:

The Knot Grass (Acronicta rumicis) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed through the whole of Europe, the North of Africa, through Asia up to Korea and Japan.

Notes:

Spotted in my back yard By the collour it must be dangerous ,so we remove it to a very safe distance from the yard

5 Comments

He keeps the calm,looks at us in our strange,backyard adventures,but he dont play with insects,in these winter days he prefer staying in the sun :-)

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

I wonder what Patino your cat thinks of all this.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

cute one.

Thanks J for one more ID and for the info :-)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Lovely! The hairs on this one are probably not dangerous, but may irritate sensitive skin.

Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Nov 13, 2013
Submitted on Dec 8, 2013

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