Irish moths

Setaceous Hebrew Character, Xestia c-nigrum

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Noctuinae

2126     *     Setaceous Hebrew Character     *     Xestia c-nigrum

Widespread, locally common
Wingspan: 35-42mm

Flight time: Two generations, May-October
Habitat: Gardens, parks, woodlands and marshes

Larvae feed on Nettles, willowherbs and other herbaceous plants

Similar: Hebrew Character

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2010

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