Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Neil Bowman,  Norfolk 11/07/10

Similar Norfolk Species
Obscure Wainscot
Leucania obsoleta
 
Lyme Grass
Longalatedes elymi

(Treitschke, 1825) 73.138/2348
=Chortodes elymi
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Coastal sand-dunes and dune-slacks, wandering into saltmarsh areas.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1861.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
August 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
08/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
08/07/2014127TG50 - Yarmouth
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lyme-grass
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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