Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Muslin Moth
Diaphora mendica

(Clerck, 1759) 2063 / 72.022

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Male nocturnal and female diurnal.
Showing distinct sexual dimorphism, the males of this moth are soft brown, the females white, both sparsely speckled with black.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
29/05/2024127TG13Little Barningham
26/05/2024128TF83North Creake / South Creake
22/05/2024127TG14West Runton
21/05/2024127TG31Upton
20/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
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Forewing: M 14-17mm. F 17-19mm.
Flight: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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