Noctuidae : Plusiinae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Ni Moth
Trichoplusia ni
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
 
Scarce Silver Y
Syngrapha interrogationis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.021/2447
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 13 (19%) 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.
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/08/2010128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/08/2006128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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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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