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Aporophyla australis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Feathered Brindle (Aporophyla australis) is a species of moth in the Noctuidae family. It is found in western and southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The wingspan is 36–42 mm. In the British Isles adults are on wing from August to October in one generation per year. In the Balkans there are two generations per year and the flight period is August, September, October, November, December. The larvae feed on various plants, including Silene maritima and grasses.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Arrhenatherum elatius (tall oatgrass)[1]
Cichorium intybus (chicory)[1]
Hedera helix (Algerian ivy)[1]
Poa annua (annual blue grass)[1]
Rumex acetosa (garden sorrel)[1]
Silene behen (maiden's tears)[2]
Stellaria media (chickweed)[1]
Teucrium scorodonia (woodland germander)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aporophyla nigra (Black Rustic)3
Eupithecia centaureata (Lime-speck Pug)2
Hadena albimacula (White Spot)2
Hadena perplexa (Tawny Shears)2
Hadena rivularis (Campion)2
Heliophobus reticulata (Bordered Gothic)2
Lithophane hepatica2
Mormo maura (Old Lady)2
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)2
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing Moth)2
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)2
Polymixis flavicincta (Large Ranunculus)2
Scopula marginepunctata (Mullein Wave)2
Standfussiana lucernea (Northern Rustic)2
Thymelicus acteon (Lulworth Skipper)2
Timandra comae (Blood Vein Moth)2
Timandra griseata2
Xestia xanthographa (Square-spot Rustic)2




Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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