Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis
 
Lunar Underwing
Omphaloscelis lunosa

(Haworth, 1809) 73.193/2270
Norfolk status
Variable species, with individuals ranging from yellowish orange to dark brown.
Grassland, heathland, other grassy areas and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2016228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/09/2016428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/09/2016427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/09/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/09/2016228TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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