Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Brown-spot Pinion
Agrochola litura
Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.186/2267
Norfolk status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, grassland and gardens .
Diagonal dash near leading edge of forewing diagnostic.
Overwinters as an egg.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/2015428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/09/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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