Noctuidae : Plusiinae

Photo © Katherine Puttick,  25/09/2014 - Hockwold, 173, Main Street

Similar Norfolk Species
Golden Twin-spot
Chrysodeixis chalcites
Gold Spangle
Autographa bractea
Dewick's Plusia
Macdunnoughia confusa

(Stephens, 1850) 73.010/2436
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.

Norfolk records from Wells 1955, Hickling 1982 and Norwich 1983.
After an absence of several years, recorded at Yaxham (S. Rix, 21/10/08), Filby (D. Hipperson, 30/09/11) and Costessey (M. Casey, 04/08/12), Northacre (L. Lewis, 21/09/13) Hockwold in 2014 (R. Dyke, K. Puttick)

Several records in 2015.

An unusual spring record at Tibenham (C. Bishop, 30/05/15)

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/07/2016127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
18/10/2015128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
06/10/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/08/2015128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
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Forewing: 12-17mm.
Season: July-Oct
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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