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Apamea furva (Confused)

Wikipedia Abstract

Apamea furva, the confused, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found throughout Europe. In southwestern Europe it is primarily montane. It is found as far north as the Arctic Circle. From Europe its range extends to Siberia, Turkey, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and China (Xinjiang). The population in Great Britain and Ireland is sometimes treated as a subspecies, Apamea furva britannica. See glossary for terms used Adults are on wing from July to August. The larvae feed on the roots and stem bases of various grasses, including meadowgrasses, fescues, slimstem reedgrass, and wavy hairgrass.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Bottendorfer Hügel 329 Germany  
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dollberg u. Eisener Wald 2293 Germany  
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
East Caithness Cliffs 1094 Scotland, United Kingdom
Glen Tanar 10329 Scotland, United Kingdom
Hackpen Hill 89 England, United Kingdom  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Solwiesen 8357 Germany  
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Leinawald 4280 Germany  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Mousa 1311 Scotland, United Kingdom
Muir of Dinnet 1027 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, 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
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
Taynish and Knapdale Woods 2388 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The Stiperstones and The Hollies 1486 England, United Kingdom  
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Corynephorus canescens (gray clubawn grass)[1]
Poa annua (annual blue grass)[1]
Poa balbisii (forest blue grass)[1]
Poa trivialis (rough bluegrass)[1]
Trichophorum cespitosum (tufted bulrush)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amphipoea oculea (Ear Moth)1
Anerastia lotella1
Apamea anceps (Large Nutmeg)1
Apamea monoglypha (Dark Arches)1
Apamea remissa (Dusky Brocade)1
Apamea scolopacina (Slender Brindle)2
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)1
Aporophyla australis1
Aporophyla lutulenta (Deep Brown Dart)1
Bryotropha terrella1
Calamia tridens (Burren Green)1
Cerapteryx graminis (antler moth)2
Cetema cereris1
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)3
Coenonympha tullia (California ringlet)1
Coleophora lixella1
Crambus pascuella1
Erebia aethiops (Scotch Argus)1
Erebia epiphron (Small Mountain Ringlet)1
Hipparchia semele (Grayling)2
Leucochlaena oditis1
Luperina testacea (Flounced Rustic)1
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)2
Melanargia galathea (Marbled White)1
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)1
Mythimna turca (Double Line)1
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)1
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing Moth)1
Opomyza germinationis2
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)2
Oscinella pusilla1
Pararge aegeria (Speckled Wood Butterfly)3
Pyronia tithonus (Gatekeeper)2
Stilbia anomala (False Footman)1
Thalpophila matura (Straw Underwing)1
Tholera decimalis (Feathered Gothic)1
Thymelicus acteon (Lulworth Skipper)1
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)1
Xestia xanthographa (Square-spot Rustic)1




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1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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