Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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  Immature stages

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Dusky Sallow
2352 Eremobia ochroleuca
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.120
Norfolk status
Grassland, fens, open woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.

Comes to light at night, also can be seen by day at rest on flowers (especially knapweeds) or actively feeding in hot weather.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2014128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
08/08/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/08/2014127TG24 - Cromer
08/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/08/2014228TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
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