Apamea scolopacina

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Apamea scolopacina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Apameini
Genus: Apamea
Species: A. scolopacina
Binomial name
Apamea scolopacina
Esper, 1788
Synonyms
  • Phalaena scolopacina
  • Noctua abbreviata

The Slender Brindle (Apamea scolopacina) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found across Eurasia from central Europe to the Kuril Islands to Japan.

The wingspan is 32–36 mm. The adult is on wing from July to August depending on the location. It lives in woodlands.

The larvae feed on grasses of genera such as Milium, Deschampsia, and Briza, sedges such as Scirpus, and rushes of genus Luzula.[1]

Habitat, Saxony

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