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Turnip Moth
Agrotis segetum

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2087 / 73.319

Norfolk status
Very variable colours from sandy through to brown even black.
Widespread and very common.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
rare example with double ampulla in right valva - Jon Clifton
Turnip Agrotis segetum - (M) - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
10/06/2024128TF62King's Lynn
09/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
08/06/2024127TG51Scratby
07/06/2024128TF63Hunstanton
07/06/2024227TG51Scratby
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Forewing: 16-21mm.
Flight: May-June. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plant roots Turnip, Carrot, Beet etc
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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