Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2015128TF91 - Dereham
02/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
August 2015+27TG14 - Sheringham
25/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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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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