Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Poplar Grey
Subacronicta megacephala

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2278 / 73.046
=Acronicta megacephala

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Woodland, fens, heathland, scrub, grassland and gardens.
Similar to the Sycamore moth. Distinctive round stigma and white patch on the forewing, with whitish hindwings.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/07/2024127TG11Horsford
16/07/2024128TF63Heacham
15/07/2024127TG42Eccles
15/07/2024127TG11Horsford
15/07/2024327TG31Upton
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Poplars, Aspen and willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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