Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Feathered Brindle
Aporophyla australis
Deep-brown Dart
2231 Aporophyla lutulenta
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.231
Norfolk status
Open habitats, grassland, heathland and coastal areas on chalky or lighter soils.

(NB: A paper has been published in French moth journal Oreina, June 2012 by Georges E. R. J. Orphant entitled: “Aporophyla lutulenta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) et Aporophyla lueneburgensis (Freyer, 1848),
une seule et même espèce” – translation “Deep Brown Dart and Northern Deep
Brown Dart are one and the same species”)

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1923.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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