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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/10/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/10/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/10/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/10/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
18/10/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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