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Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)

Wikipedia Abstract

Polia bombycina (pale shining brown) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Japan including the Russian Far East and Siberia.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Alnus incana (gray alder)[1]
Centranthus ruber (red valerian)[2]
Echium salmanticum (blueweed)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Lilium martagon (martagon lily)[2]
Ononis spinosa (spiny restharrow)[2]
Ononis spinosa subsp. procurrens (Restharrow)[2]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[2]
Prunus padus (Bird Cherry)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[2]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[2]
Teucrium scorodonia (woodland germander)[2]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)4
Acronicta auricoma (Scarce Dagger)4
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)3
Angerona prunaria3
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)4
Arctia villica (Cream-spot Tiger)3
Autographa bractea (Gold Spangle)3
Bibio marci (St Mark's Fly)3
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)4
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)4
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)3
Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)3
Chloroclysta miata3
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)3
Cleora cinctaria (Ringed Carpet)3
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)4
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)5
Coscinia cribraria (Speckled Footman)3
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)3
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)3
Cybosia mesomella (Four-dotted Footman Moth)3
Eilema griseola (Dingy Footman Moth)3
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)3
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)5
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)3
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)3
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)5
Hada plebeja (Shears)3
Hadena rivularis (Campion)3
Hecatera bicolorata3
Heliophobus reticulata (Bordered Gothic)4
Idaea straminata (Plain Wave)4
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)3
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)5
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)4
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)5
Lithophane hepatica3
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)3
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)3
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)4
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)4
Parasemia plantaginis (Wood Tiger Moth)3
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)3
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)5
Plebejus argus (Silver-studded Blue)3
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)3
Psyche casta3
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)4
Pyrrhia umbra (Bordered Sallow)3
Rheumaptera undulata3
Rhyacia simulans (Dotted Rustic)3
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)3
Scopula imitaria (Small Blood-vein)3
Sideridis albicolon4
Smerinthus ocellata3
Standfussiana lucernea (Northern Rustic)3
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)4
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)3
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)3

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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