Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Brian Jones,  Wymondham 11/11/2009

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Grey Shoulder-knot
Lithophane ornitopus

(Dadd, 1911) 73.202/2237
Norfolk status
Broad-leaved woodland and parkland.
Key feature is bold, black, antler-like mark at base of forewing.
Reasonably widespread.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2015128TF91 - Dereham
05/11/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/10/2015227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
30/10/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/10/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Forewing: 17-19mm
Season: September - May (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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