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Hadena capsincola

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hadena
Similar  Hadena filograna, Hadena confusa, Hadena caesia, Hadena perplexa, Hadena albimacula

Hadena capsincola is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It was described by Denis & Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found from Siberia to central Europe.

The wingspan is 26–34 mm. The ground colour is black-brownish. There is one to three generation(s) per year.

The larvae feed on Silene species, including Silene vulgaris and Silene alba. The species overwinters in the pupal stage.


Hadena capsincola was previously treated as a synonym of Hadena bicruris.


Hadena capsincola Wikipedia

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