Noctuidae : Plusiinae

Photo © Steve Mills,  Holme Dunes NWT Reserve 08.08.09

Similar Norfolk Species
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Ni Moth
Trichoplusia ni

(Hübner, 1803) 73.003/2432
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
Resembles the more frequent Silver Y but has more ornately-marked, light brown forewing with the central mark usually, but not always, broken into two.
(see photo comparison)

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Ni Moth - Silver Y comparison - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
03/09/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
30/10/2011+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/08/2009128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Season: Recorded all year. Mainly May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Sea Rocket, marigolds, Hawkweed, others
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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