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Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Knot Grass (Acronicta rumicis) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed through the Palearctic - Europe, Western North Africa, through Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Ural mountains through Siberia, Russian Far East, Mongolia, northern China, Central Asia to Korea and Japan. In Europe lacking only in some areas of North-Western Scandinavia, Northern Scandinavia and Northern Russia. South in the Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, Caucasus.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Bolton Fell Moss 926 England, United Kingdom
Bracket`s Coppice 133 England, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Cadair Idris 9353 Wales, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay Dunes/ Twyni Bae Caerfyrddin 2981 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Lower River Spey – Spey Bay 1613 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lundy 7573 England, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Somerset and Mendip Bats 1387 England, United Kingdom
Peak District Dales 5748 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Moriston 481 Scotland, United Kingdom
River Tweed 9380 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
Rooksmoor 152 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
Taynish and Knapdale Woods 2388 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  
West Midlands Mosses 455 England, United Kingdom  
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Acer platanoides (Norway maple)[1]
Alnus incana (gray alder)[1]
Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[2]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[2]
Cotoneaster bullatus (hollyberry cotoneaster)[2]
Crataegus intricata (Copenhagen hawthorn)[1]
Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)[2]
Elaeagnus commutata (silverberry)[1]
Eleocharis palustris (common spikerush)[1]
Eucalyptus camaldulensis (river redgum)[1]
Euphorbia epithymoides (cushion spurge)[1]
Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[1]
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)[1]
Geum urbanum (Herb Bennet)[1]
Gladiolus imbricatus (Meadow-sword Lily)[1]
Humulus lupulus (common hops)[1]
Iris maackii (yellow iris)[1]
Iris relicta (German Iris)[1]
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)[1]
Larix sibirica (Siberian larch)[1]
Lonicera caprifolium (Italian woodbine)[1]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[3]
Mentha aquatica (water mint)[2]
Nothofagus alpina (Rauli Beech)[2]
Plantago lanceolata (narrowleaf plantain)[2]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[2]
Prunus persica (peach)[2]
Rheum rhabarbarum (garden rhubarb)[2]
Rumex acetosa (garden sorrel)[2]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[2]
Salix viminalis (basket willow)[2]
Verbena officinalis (herb of the cross)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)4
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)9
Acronicta leporina (miller)4
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)4
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)7
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)4
Aporophyla nigra (Black Rustic)4
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)5
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)6
Axylia putris (Flame)4
Biston betularia (peppered moth)7
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)4
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)6
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)6
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)4
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)4
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)5
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)5
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)4
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)4
Eupithecia subfuscata (gray pug)5
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)5
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)5
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)7
Idaea aversata (Riband Wave Moth)4
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)6
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)4
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)4
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)5
Lithomoia solidaginis (goldenrod brindle)4
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)7
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)6
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)6
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)6
Naenia typica (Gothic)4
Nymphalis antiopa (camberwell beauty)4
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)4
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)5
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)5
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)6
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)7
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)4
Orthosia opima (Northern Drab)4
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)4
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)4
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)4
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)4
Polia trimaculosa5
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)5
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)7
Smerinthus ocellata4
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)5
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)4
Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)6

Distribution

Photos

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
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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