Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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  Immature stages

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Acronicta aceris
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Poplar Grey
Subacronicta megacephala

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.046/2278
=Acronicta megacephala
Norfolk status
Woodland, fens, heathland, scrub, grassland and gardens.
One of several powdery-looking greyish moths which can be difficult to identify, this species has however a distinctly round whitish orbicular stigma with a darker centre, and whitish hindwings.

Recorded in 65 (94%) 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
01/09/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/08/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/08/2016528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/08/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Poplars, Aspen and willows
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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