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Shargacucullia scrophulariae - Empty egg shell Empty (hatched) egg of the "Water betony" (Shargacucullia scrophulariae), just under the flower bud off the host plant (Scropularia). Cucullia,Cucullia scrophulariae,Egg,Jane's garden,Lepidoptera,Moth Week 2020,Noctuidae,Ovae,Shargacucullia,Shargacucullia scrophulariae,Water Betony,nl: Helmkruidvlinder Click/tap to enlarge

Shargacucullia scrophulariae - Empty egg shell

Empty (hatched) egg of the "Water betony" (Shargacucullia scrophulariae), just under the flower bud off the host plant (Scropularia).

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Cucullia (Shargacucullia) scrophulariae, the water betony, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found throughout Europe, east to Turkey. The wingspan is about 45 mm. The moth flies from May to August depending on the location.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 18, 2020.