Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  29/05/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.158/2334
Norfolk status
Recognised by the black 'shoulder-knot', a streak at the base of the forewing.
Grassland, woodland, scrub, heathalnd, fens and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/20152727TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/07/2015428TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
06/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
02/07/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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