Noctuidae : Plusiinae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Ni Moth
Trichoplusia ni
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
 
Scarce Silver Y
2447 Syngrapha interrogationis
(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.021
Norfolk status
Rare Immigrant/vagrant.
Can be seen flying in the sunshine.
Moorland species resident throughout Scotland and northern England.
In Norfolk, immigrants recorded mainly on the coast.

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1964.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
Plusia interrogationis L. in Norfolk. Ent. Rec. 85. 107. (1973). de Worms.
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather, Billberry and Bog Bilbery
Nat Status: Local (Immigrant)
 Immature Adult
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