Noctuidae : Noctuinae

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  04/09/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Pearly Underwing
Peridroma saucia
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Agrotis ipsilon
Turnip Moth
Agrotis segetum

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.319/2087
Norfolk status
Very variable colours from sandy through to brown even black.
Widespread and very common.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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rare example with double ampulla in right valva - Jon Clifton
Turnip Agrotis segetum - (M) - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2015328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/10/2015228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/10/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/10/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/10/2015127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
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Forewing: 16-21mm.
Season: May-June. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plant roots Turnip, Carrot, Beet etc
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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