Noctuidae : Hadeninae

Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Similar Norfolk Species
Mythimna ferrago
2194 Mythimna albipuncta
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.297
Norfolk status
Immigrant and recent resident.
Coastal habitats, heathland, fens, woodland, scrub, gardens.
Round pure white mark on forewing diagnostic.

Over the last decade this species has established itself in the County, with only 5 records in 2000 up to 408 records in 2011.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/11/2014128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
31/10/2014228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
31/10/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/10/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
27/10/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: May-Nov (mostly July-Sept)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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