Irish moths

Dusky Brocade

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Amphipyrinae

2330     *     Dusky Brocade     *     Apamea remissa

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 36-42mm. Very variable

Flight time: June-July
Habitat: Grassy areas including gardens and open woodlands

Larvae feed on the flowers, seeds and leaves of various grasses including Couch and Reed Canary-grass

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

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