Donegal Wildlife Database - Insects - Lepidoptera - Noctuidae
Agrochola lota - Red-line Quaker
The larva spins the leaves of Willow into a tube which it uses for protection whilst feeding from April to June. Larva length 15mm in this image:
The adult flies from August to mid-November, and the male is frequently attracted to light.
Adult length: 18-20mm.
Overwinters as an egg.