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Epipsilia grisescens

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Epipsilia grisescens
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Epipsilia
Rank  Species
Epipsilia grisescens
Similar  Butterflies and moths, Euxoa recussa, Chersotis cuprea, Agrotis cinerea, Epilecta linogrisea

Epipsilia grisescens is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Fennoscandia, Denmark as well as the Pyrenees, Alps, Apennines, Balkans and Carpathians. In the Alps it is found up to 2,000 meters.

The wingspan is 24–34 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August in one generation.

The larvae feed on Festuca species.

Subspecies

  • Epipsilia grisescens grisescens (Pyrenees, Alps, Apennines, Balkans, Carpathians)
  • Epipsilia grisescens septentrionalis (Fennoscandia, Denmark)
  • References

    Epipsilia grisescens Wikipedia


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