Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Dave Jones,  29/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

  Immature stages

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Dusky Sallow
Eremobia ochroleuca

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.120/2352
Norfolk status
Unmistakable.
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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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
21/08/2015228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/08/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
16/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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