Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)

Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: «Macro-heterocera» (Macro-moths)
Family: Noctuidae (Owlet moths)
Subfamily: Hadeninae
Genus: Melanchra
Species: Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)

Norwegian name: Svart hagefly

Host plants: Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Convolvulus, European Bird Cherry (Prunus padus), Grey Alder (Alnus incana), Hazel (Corylus), Hedera, Humulus, Rubus idaeus, Rumex, Trifolium, Urtica, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)