Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Beautiful Yellow Underwing
Anarta myrtilli

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2142 / 73.257
Norfolk status
Very local in Norfolk on Heathland.

Diurnal, flies low over heathers in sunshine and feeds at flowers.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2022127TG12 - Aylsham
01/08/2022328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/08/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
27/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/07/2021227TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two overlapping generations April-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather and Bell Heather
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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