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Early Grey
Xylocampa areola

(Esper, 1789) 2243 / 73.069
Norfolk status
As the English name suggests, this is one of the earliest moths to emerge in the season.
Broad-leaved woodland, heathland, scrub, fens, hedgerows and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/05/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
10/05/2021228TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
10/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/05/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/05/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation Mar-May.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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