Protarchanara brevilinea

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Protarchanara brevilinea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Protarchanara
Species: P. brevilinea
Binomial name
Protarchanara brevilinea
(Fenn, 1864)
  • Chortodes brevilinea
  • Nonagria brevilinea
  • Nonagria impudica
  • Photedes brevilinea

The Fenn's Wainscot (Protarchanara brevilinea), formerly known as Chortodes brevilinea is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Western and Northern Europe.

The length of the forewings is 14–17 mm. The moth flies in one generation from mid July to August. [1].

The larvae feed on Phragmites.


  1. ^ The flight season refers to The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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