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Amphipoea lucens

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Amphipoea lucens
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Amphipoea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Amphipoea fucosa, Amphipoea crinanensis, Amphipoea oculea, Archanara dissoluta, Celaena haworthii

Amphipoea lucens, the large ear or large ear moth, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in most of Europe.

the wingspan is about 30–36 mm. Resembles Amphipoea oculea, but is larger, and with the ground colour, as a rule, pale and the reniform white.

Adults are on wing from August to September.

The larvae feed on the roots and stem bases of various grasses, especially Molinia caerulea.

Similar species

Requiring genitalic examination to separate,

  • Amphipoea fucosa
  • Amphipoea crinanensis
  • Amphipoea oculea
  • References

    Amphipoea lucens Wikipedia

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