Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Mick A Court,  Edingthorpe Green 05/09/2013

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Orache Moth
2304 Trachea atriplicis
(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.106
Norfolk status
Formerly resident in the fens of East Anglia, Now rare immigrant.

Norfolk records at Sea Paling in 1991 (Ian Heppenstall) and at Edingthorpe Green in 2013 (Mick A'Court)

Several Victorian records.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2013127TG33 - Bacton
21/07/1991127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
1884+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1884+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1884+28TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 20-22mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Oraches, goosefoots, Knotgrass
Nat Status: Rare Immigrant Former resident
 Immature Adult
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