Hadena capsincola

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Hadena capsincola is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermüller in 1775. It is found from Siberia to central Europe.[1]

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Hadena capsincola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hadena
H. capsincola
Binomial name
Hadena capsincola
  • Noctua capsincola Denis & Schiffermüller, [1775]

The wingspan is 26–34 mm. The ground colour is black brownish. There are one to three generations per year.[2]

Figs.6,6a,6b larvae after final moult

The larvae feed on Silene species, including S. vulgaris and S. alba. The species overwinters in the pupal stage.[3]