Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae

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L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz

Scotochrosta Lederer

Adults. Eyes ciliated.

Hindwings exhibiting vein 5. Vein 5 of the hindwings weak; arising nearer to vein 6 than to vein 4. Posterior tibiae without spines.

British representation. 1 species (adventive). Status in Britain adventive, or alien (represented by an unconfirmed 1917 record from near Epping). South-east England; S. pulla (Ash Shoulder-knot).


Illustrations. • Scotochrosta pulla (Ash Shoulder-knot), with other noctuids: Hübner.

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Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae. Version: 8th June 2016.’.