Apamea lateritia

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Scarce brindle
Apamea lateritia.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Apameini
Genus: Apamea
Species: A. lateritia
Binomial name
Apamea lateritia
(Hufnagel, 1766)
  • Phalaena lateritia Hufnagel, 1766
  • Noctua molochina Hübner, [1803]
  • Xylina unicolora Zetterstedt, [1839]
  • Hadena lateritia var. expallescens Staudinger, 1882
  • Hadena lateritia var. decolor Stertz, 1915
  • Hadena lateritia r. soldana Noack, 1925
  • Hadena lateritia alpium Dannehl, 1937
  • Agroperina lateritia kunashirina Bryk, 1942
  • Apamea obfuscata Hreblay & Ronkay
  • Agroperina lateritia
  • Abromias lateritia

Apamea lateritia, the scarce brindle, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in much of Eurasia. It is a sporadic migrant in Great Britain, where it is recorded from the east and south-east coasts.[1]

The wingspan is about 42–50 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August.

The larvae feed on the roots of grasses.[1]


  1. ^ a b UKMoths

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