Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser-spotted Pinion
Cosmia affinis
White-spotted Pinion
Cosmia diffinis
 
Lunar-spotted Pinion
Cosmia pyralina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.217/2319
Norfolk status
Resembles the Lesser-spotted Pinion but has generally broader forewings and paler hindwings.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows and parks.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
Lesser-spotted and Lunar-spotted Pinion comparison - J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2015127TG20 - Norwich
12/07/2015127TG20 - Norwich
10/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/07/2015127TG24 - Cromer
01/08/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Apple, elms
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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