Noctuidae : Acronictinae

Photo © Jon Clifton,  Hickling NNR, July 2010

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Striped Wainscot
Mythimna pudorina
Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa
Reed Dagger
2290 Simyra albovenosa
(Goeze, 1781) 73.035
Norfolk status
Localised to coastal areas and Norfolk broads.
Fens, marshes, wetter areas where reed occurs.
Used to be known as the Powdered Wainscot.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/08/2014+27TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
August 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/07/20141327TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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