Noctuidae : Hadeninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Mythimna ferrago
Treble Lines
Charanyca trigrammica
Double Line
Mythimna turca

(Linnaeus, 1761) 73.288/2191
Norfolk status
Distributed locally in south-western England, Wales and parts of south-east England, this appears to be a declining species.

Confirmed record of single adult in 1991 at Holme Dunes.

Barrett [Trans. N&NNS, 1874] Leucania turca, Linn.
"Recorded at Foulsham by the Rev. T. H. Marsh. I have seen no Norfolk specimen".

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1991.

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Date#VC10k Area
07/07/1991128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
1874127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 18-23mm.
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Common Bent
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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