Family: Noctuidae Sub-family: Amphipyrinae
Widespread but scarce, mainly coastal
Wingspan: 22-28mm. Pattern and colour very variable
Flight time: July-August
Habitat: Open, well-drained grasslands, often near coast
Larvae feed on grasses including Sheep's Fescue and False Oat-grass
Similar: 2342 Rosy Minor and 2337x Marbled Minor agg.
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010