Moths – Rush Veneer (Nomophila noctuella)

Rush Veneer

The larva is dirty green and feeds on grasses, clovers and other herbs.

Key facts

A well-known migrant, it can often be found in large numbers at coastal watch-points, and tends to occur in the adult stage between May and September.

IDENTIFICATION

When at rest, this moth has a very elongated and narrow shape, which makes it easily recognisable. Pale to dark grey.