Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Brian Jones,  18/6/2011 Alder Carr, Aldeby VC 27

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Dingy Shears
2314 Apterogenum ypsillon
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.222
=Parastichtis ypsillon
Norfolk status
Dull and nondescript species, as suggested by the English name.
Wet woodland, fens, heathland and riverbanks.
Widespread but infrequent.

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
18/07/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/07/2014127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
16/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
14/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows, sallows and poplars
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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