Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Dewick's Plusia
Macdunnoughia confusa

(Stephens, 1850) 2436 / 73.010
Norfolk status
Immigrant and suspected resident.

Recent high number of records suggest a breeding population in Norfolk.

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 recent years.

An unusual spring record at Tibenham (C. Bishop, 30/05/15) followed by other early records in recent years.

Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
29/07/2022127TG33 - Bacton
27/07/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/07/2022627TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
18/07/2022128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 12-17mm.
Flight: May, July-Oct
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Not Assessed / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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