Family: Noctuidae Sub-family: Noctuinae
Flight time: July-August
Habitat: Damp woodlands and meadows, hedges, riverbanks, marshes and gardens
Larvae feed on a range of woody and herbaceous plants including sallows, Blackthorn, Buddleia, Comfrey and willowherbs.
The Gothic, Naenia typica
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2011