Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Matthew Casey,  06/10/2013 - new costessey,49 gurney rd nr50qh

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 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/10/2016228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/10/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/10/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/10/2016128TL88 - Thetford
12/10/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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