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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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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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#VC10k Area
17/08/20191928TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
16/08/20192127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/08/2019327TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/08/20193428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/08/2019227TM18 - Diss
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 16-21mm.
Season: May-June. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plant roots Turnip, Carrot, Beet etc
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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