Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Sacha Barbato,  Salle 08/10/2013

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Merveille du Jour
Griposia aprilina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.224/2247
=Dichonia aprilina
Norfolk status
One of our most beautiful moths.
Broad-leaved woodland, parkland, hedgerows and gardens.
Feeds at Ivy flowers and overripe berries.
Infamous for sitting just outside of the trap at dawn, rather than in it!

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/11/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/11/2015127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/11/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/11/2015127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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Forewing: 18-23mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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