Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Hoplodrina blanda
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Vine's Rustic
2384 Hoplodrina ambigua
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.099
Norfolk status
Generally paler than Rustic or Uncertain and tends to show larger and rounder stigmata.
Grassland, heathland, open woodland areas, fens, scrub and gardens.
Widespread, second brood somewhat more numerous.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/11/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/11/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/10/2014228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/10/2014128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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