Noctuidae : Noctuinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Ingrailed Clay
Diarsia mendica
Fen Square-spot
Diarsia florida
Small Square-spot
Diarsia rubi

(Vieweg, 1790) 73.334/2123
Norfolk status
Can occur almost anywhere but mostt common in wet woodland, fens, marshes, heathland and scrub.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/10/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
09/10/2015327TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
07/10/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/10/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
06/10/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 12-16mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Dandelion, Foxglove and docks
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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