Noctua comes Hübner, 1813


Noctua comes: Adult (e.l. Provence 2010) [S] Noctua comes: Adult (e.l. Upper Rhine 2012) [S] Noctua comes: Adult (e.l. Upper Rhine 2012) [S] Noctua comes: Adult (Schwäbisch Gmünd, on the window, July 2011) [M] Noctua comes: Adult (Schwäbisch Gmünd, on the window, July 2011) [S] Noctua comes: Adult (Schwäbisch Gmünd, on the window, July 2010) [M] Noctua comes: Adult (e.l. eastern Swabian Alb) [S] Noctua comes: Adult (e.l. eastern Swabian Alb, Southern Germany) [S] Noctua comes: Larva (Provence, April 2010) [S] Noctua comes: Larva (Upper Rhine, April 2012) [S] Noctua comes: Larva (Upper Rhine, April 2012) [S] Noctua comes: Larva (e.l. eastern Swabian Alb) [S] Noctua comes: Larva [S] Noctua comes: Pupa [S] Noctua comes: Pupa (e.l. Upper Rhine 2012) [S] Noctua comes: Habitat on a forest edge of the eastern Swabian Alb (April 2010). Here I found larvae on Galium. [N] Noctua comes: Such grassland habitats are also inhabited by the species (eastern Swabian Alb 2008) [N]

Host plants:
The larvae are polyphagous. In spring, I met them quite often on Galium species.

Habitat:
Noctua comes is an ubiquist which occurs almost enaywhere where herbs grow under more extensive conditions.

Life cycle:
The caterpillar overwinters and is found most often from late March to early May. The adults appear in summer and early autumn, mostly from June to mid-October.

Remarks:
Noctua comes is widespread and common in Europe. It also occurs in Western Asia and North Africa. It was introduced in North America.



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