Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Luke Broom-Lynne,  South Lopham, Norfolk 19th August 2003

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Pale Mottled Willow
Caradrina clavipalpis
Small Mottled Willow
2385 Spodoptera exigua
(Hübner, 1808) 73.087
Norfolk status
May occur at any time of year, most have occurred between June and October.
Holds its wings rolled around the body when at rest.

Recorded in 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/09/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
23/06/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/06/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
23/05/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Forewing: 13-14mm.
Season: Recorded all year. Mainly June-Oct.
Foodplant:   Dandelion, Groundsel, docks, Common Restharrow
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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