Noctuidae : Acronictinae
ABH BF

Photo © Lee Gregory,  28/06/2012 - Thetford.

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Sycamore
Acronicta aceris
Knot Grass
Acronicta rumicis
 
Poplar Grey
2278 Subacronicta megacephala
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.046
=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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
August 2014127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
01/08/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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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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