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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 2022.
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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
15/08/2022327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/08/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/08/2022528TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
15/08/2022228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
15/08/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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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
 Immature Adult

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