Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Lee Gregory,  20/06/2012 - Thetford.

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Hoplodrina blanda
Mottled Rustic
Caradrina morpheus
Hoplodrina octogenaria

(Brahm, 1791) 73.096/2381
=Hoplodrina alsines
Norfolk status
In general, this species is more yellowish-brown, with well-defined cross-lines and reniform stigma, and less 'glossy' in appearance than the very similar 'Rustic'.
May be necessary to refer to the genitalia for confirmation.
Many habitats.
Widespread and common.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/09/2015327TG51 - Winterton/Caister
10/09/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
09/09/2015128TF91 - Dereham
09/09/2015127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
Express Record Uncertain
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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