73.304 (2208) The Cosmopolitan Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)

Status
Immigrant. Rare.
 
Flight period
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History
One record of one that was at Annandale Water Service Station (VC72) on 1st October 2006.
 
Life cycle
Two or more generations abroad.
 
Larval foodplants
Larvae feed on grasses.
 
Identification
A noticeable dark streak running three-quarters down the wing from the thorax, terminating into a wedge shape darker area with a white spot within, on an otherwise plain forewing, helps to distinguish it.
 
Habitat
Coastal areas.
 
Recorders' notes
Specimen or quality photo required for record acceptance.
© Keith Naylor

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