Noctuidae : Acronictinae
ABH BF

Photo © Dave Jones,  31/05/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
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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 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
22/05/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/05/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/05/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/05/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/05/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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