Noctuidae : Noctuinae
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Ingrailed Clay
Diarsia mendica
Purple Clay
Diarsia brunnea
 
Barred Chestnut
Diarsia dahlii

(Hübner, 1813) 73.331/2121
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Widespread in Scotland, northern England, the north midlands and Wales.

Confirmed recent records from one site in Norfolk, 1997 and 2004.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Noctua dahlii, Hb.
"Aldeby, Denton, Wootton, Horning ; scarce"

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2004.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2004+27TG14 - Sheringham
11/09/1997527TG14 - Sheringham
29/07/1979127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
18/07/1979127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
06/07/1977127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Bilberry, Bramble, sallows and birches
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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