Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk. 18072015

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Mottled Willow
Caradrina clavipalpis
Small Mottled Willow
Spodoptera exigua

(Hübner, 1808) 73.087/2385
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 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2015127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
12/09/2015227TG50 - Yarmouth
10/09/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
29/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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