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2432 ~ Ni Moth ~ Trichoplusia ni
UK Status

Migrant. Scattered records. Not seen every year.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve in the west of the county in 2011.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-40mm.

Confusion species

Silver Y, Scar Bank Gem.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Seen more frequently in coastal places, but could be found anywhere.

Foodplant

Unclear, but found once on sea rocket, marigold and hawkweed.

Lifestage data

Not known to overwinter in the UK, but larva have been found during August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MW, 28th Sept 2011, Cors Dyfi