Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Dusky Brocade
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Dark Brocade
2250 Mniotype adusta
(Esper, 1790) 73.238
=Blepharita adusta
Norfolk status
Local.
Quite similar to several related species.
Heathland, chalky downland and fenland.
Identified by the shape of its reniform stigmata, which usually show a triple-toothed appearance on the outer edge.

Comparative detail

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2013228TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
06/08/2013128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
20/07/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
July 2013+27TG14 - Sheringham
July 2013+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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