Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Boughton 14/7/12

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Dingy Shears
Apterogenum ypsillon

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.222/2314
=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 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/07/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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