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Brown-line Bright-eye
Mythimna conigera

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2192 / 73.290
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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Rather thinly distributed except in the south of VC63 and now recorded from all five vice-counties. Grassland on steep slopes is a feature of many of this species' sites in the north and east of the County.

2012 (CHF): Widespread in the county but rather local. Some sites report this species in good numbers (10 -20), eg Old Moor Wetlands and Nosterfield LNR. The habitat is said to be rough grassland and woodland edges.

Recorded in 124 (62%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2023162SE38 - Leeming
01/09/2023163SE01 - Marsden
18/08/2023163SE40 - Goldthorpe
17/08/2023165NZ10 - Richmond
13/08/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
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