Varied Coronet

    Hadena compta

    NoctuidaeABH 73.282 B&F 2170

    This moth feeds on garden Dianthus and is a relatively recent arrival in the county.  It is spreading, very slowly, outwards from the Bath area, but is still very uncommon and not reported every year.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Varied Coronet (Hadena compta) photographed in Somerset by Christopher Iles