Noctuidae : Hadeninae

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(Haworth, 1809) 73.296/2203
Norfolk status
Rare migrant.
Coastal grassy areas.
Often confused with White-point.
Please photo/retain specimens for confirmation.

The larvae, which are rarely recorded in Britain, feed on grasses.

(aka American Wainscot)

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1971.
Last Recorded in 2006.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2006127TM17 - Scole
30/06/2006127TM17 - Scole
24/08/2005127TM17 - Scole
29/07/2005228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
November 2004+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: Recorded all months (most Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Immigrant (?)
 Immature Adult
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