Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Mike Gough,  23/07/2014 - Weybourne Coastguards

  Immature stages

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Viper's Bugloss
Hadena irregularis
Dusky Sallow
Eremobia ochroleuca

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.120/2352
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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
21/08/2015228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/08/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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