2254 Grey Chi Antitype chi
Back To ...
Moths >Noctuidae » Xyleninae
Wingspan 32-37 mm.
Phenology Single generation flies in August and September,
Description Pale grey n colour with a black X mark in the centre of forewing resembling the Greek letter (Chi). A differentiating feature.
Life Cycle Larva feeds on Broad-leaved Dock, Curled Dock, Sheep's Sorrel and Common Sorrel, over-wintering as an egg.
Habitat Moorland and grassy hillsides are the preferred habitats, and the larvae feed on a number of low-growing plants and shrubs