Xestia c-nigrum ~ Setaceous Hebrew Character

Setaceous Hebrew Character -

The Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestria c-nigrum) is a moth in the Noctuid family.

This species is common throughout Britain, and flies from May-July, and then again from August-October. In the North they fly from July-August. This species often comes to light.

The forewing is grey or dark brown, and has a pale straw coloured triangle on each wing. This species has a wingspan of 35-40mm.

Although breeds in Britain, in the Autumn immigrants of this species are blown over to reinforce the numbers.


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