Noctuidae : Hadeninae

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  07/06/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.263/2157
Norfolk status
Largest of the group.
Calcareous soils, open habitats, rough ground and heathland.
Comes to light, feeds at sugar and flowers.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
21/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
12/07/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/07/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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