Mythimna prominens

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Mythimna prominens
Mythimna prominens figure 5 as the junior synonym Leucania hispanica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Mythimna
Species: M. prominens
Binomial name
Mythimna prominens
(Walker, 1856)
  • Cirphis prominens (Hampson, 1914)
  • Leucania prominens Walker, 1856
  • Leucania hispanica Bellier, 1863
  • Leucania tiburtina Turati, 1909
  • Mythimna provvisoria Berio, 1962

Mythimna prominens is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was described by Walker in 1856. It is found on Malta and in Greece, France, the Iberian Peninsula and Italy.[1] Outside of Europe, it is found in Morocco,[2] the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe.[3]

This species has a wingspan of 28-36 mm[4] and the larvae feed on Lilium species, including Lilium multiflorum.


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