Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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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 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/2013128TF91 - Dereham
06/08/2013127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
04/08/2013227TG24 - Cromer
03/08/2013127TG24 - Cromer
03/08/2013127TG20 - Norwich
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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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