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Hecatera dysodea (Small Ranunculus)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Small Ranunculus (Hecatera dysodea) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe, primarily in Central Europe and Southern Europe and from Algeria and Morocco up to Turkestan. It is an introduced species in North America, where it was first found in Utah in 1998 and Oregon in 2005. The larvae feed on flowers and seeds of Asteraceae species, especially Lactuca species.
View Wikipedia Record: Hecatera dysodea


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Chilterns Beechwoods 3154 England, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard)[1]
Lactuca saligna (willowleaf lettuce)[1]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Lactuca serriola (Wild Lettuce)[1]
Lactuca virosa (Wild Lettuce)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License